Almost every athlete has some sort of habit or ritual that they do during a game. It can be as simple as stepping onto the court with the right foot first or as complex as lacing up your lucky shoes in a particular way. Although it may appear to others as a superstition, it brings comfort and peace to the athlete.

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82-time PGA Tour winner Tiger Woods is no different. He too is called “a creature of habit” because of the superstitions he has, and he has quite a few.

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Tiger Woods pays tribute to his father in every game

During a meeting with GolfTV in 2019, Woods once opened up about the superstitions he had. When asked if he was superstitious, he replied: “Well, I guess so; I’m more of a creature of habit. The caption went on to reveal the various things he did tirelessly on the course, and one of them was heartwarming.

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Woods said he always wore about a quarter of the year 1932 because that was the year his father was born. He said, “He taught me to putt. So my dad is always there with me when I play. Tiger went on to describe in more detail the things he did out of habit. From tees to course books to pin sheets, Woods had a specific plan and location for all of these golf items.

Golf – 150th Open Championship – St Andrews, Scotland, Britain – July 11, 2022 Tiger Woods of Team Woods of the United States during the Celebration of Champions four-hole tournament REUTERS/Andrew Boyers

He said, “I always have three tees in my right pocket.” A footage notebook always entered his “right back pocket”, and if Woods only wore a sheet of pins, she would, for sure, go in his “left front pocket”, with a lip balm that he still carries in that same pocket. His left rear pocket has its own function and is dedicated solely to his glove. Woods still drives his golf cart himself and mentioned that his caddie, Joe LaCava, had “Never again” leads.

The legend returns in two weeks

Earlier this month, Tiger announced that he would be one of the exemptions from the Hero World Challenge which begins on November 28. The day is only 2 weeks away and the whole golf world is excited. While many have speculated that the legend will win the tournament at the last minute, it seems unlikely at the moment.

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Just yesterday, Tiger dismissed the idea that he would be driving a golf cart on the course. Someone around him quoted Tiger, when he said, “I can’t take a cart; this is not imaginary golf”, meaning the 15-time Major winner thinks he’s fit enough to take the course.

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Will the champion mark his return with a victory at the unofficial PGA Tour event? Fans surely hope so. See you over the next two weeks to find out. Also, don’t forget to monitor his particular habits.