EXCLUSIVE: The Truth Behind Tiger Woods’ Legendary Red Shirt

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Question: Why does Tiger Woods’ always wear a red shirt on the final day of tournaments?

Answer: Because his mom told him to.


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“I wear red on Sundays because my mom thinks that that’s my power color, and you know you should always listen to your mom.”

There it is ladies and gentleman, the truth behind Tiger Woods’ red shirt, he’s a mama’s boy!


Have to hand it to mom, she created not only a signature look for her son, but a franchise that grew beyond anything she could have imagined.

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Red is also the color of Woods’ alma matter, Stanford University, but we’ll just stick to mom being the true influence behind the shirt.

You would think with the respect Tiger had for his mom, he would have had a little more respect for women in general. Oh well..