The promotional commercials run by CBS in advance of the Masters golf tournament each April bill the event as “a tradition unlike any other.”
With respect to the prestigious tournament, we humbly submit that this, the picture you’re about to see, is the real tradition unlike any other.
Tiger Woods, a four-time winner of the Masters, staked his claim to that credo on Thursday — by sharing with his Twitter followers a picture that he says is part of an “Xmas tradition that my kids love.”
Xmas tradition that my kids love. Mac Daddy Santa is back! -TW pic.twitter.com/pCWZNNKPRG
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) December 22, 2016
This is not the first time that Woods has posed sans top. Woods famously appeared shirtless on the cover of Vanity Fair in early 2010.
But this one — with the glasses, and the wig, and really, just the whole damn look — appears destined for Internet meme-dom.
As you might expect, Twitter had plenty of thoughts:
@TigerWoods It’s not Christmas until Tiger Woods’ nipples show up in your timeline.
— pourmecoffee (@pourmecoffee) December 22, 2016
@TigerWoods looking like Cuba Gooding Jr playing Tiger for an FX tv show about Tiger
— Vincent (@vlove87) December 22, 2016
@TigerWoods out here looking like the defensive coordinator of a 2-7 JuCo football team.
— Carlos Verde (@Carlos77Verde) December 22, 2016
— Austin Miller (@millertime887) December 22, 2016
I woke up this morning not knowing TIger Woods had hairy nipples, but here we are.
— Michael Myers (@torriangray) December 22, 2016
if you thought you were sick of the crying Jordan meme just wait til year two of Tiger’s nipples
— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) December 22, 2016
“Oh yeah I just love that time of year when my dad calls himself a Mack daddy and makes me stare at his hairy nipples!”
— Manuela de Santos (@PutinistaJonez) December 22, 2016
We just got Tiger Woods’ hairy nipples for Christmas.
What a time, 2016. What a time.
— Safid Deen (@Safid_Deen) December 22, 2016
Agent: Tiger how should we try and take attention from you golfing with Trump?
Tiger: 3 words…Mac. Daddy. Santa.
— Brett (@BLeez17) December 22, 2016
And at the last minute, Tiger Woods shirtless Santa pic just barely made it into the Twilight Zone that is 2016!
— Jensen Karp (@JensenClan88) December 22, 2016
#MacDaddySanta is among the last things I ever expected to see, but I’m happy because Tiger is being appropriately roasted for it.
— Gabe Rodriguez (@rodriguezg) December 22, 2016
Yo, Tiger Woods, are you a tad early for mid-life crisis?
— Edmond Ortiz (@satscribe) December 22, 2016
— Trenni Kusnierek (@trenni) December 22, 2016
Me: could 2016 get any worse
Tiger Woods: hold my shirt
— Andy Cole (@AndyCole84) December 22, 2016
why does tiger woods look like he's about to sue gawker https://t.co/6GHypT32Dn
— Mina Kimes (@minakimes) December 22, 2016
Just saw that Tiger Woods picture, Christmas is canceled
— Giants fan again (@BasedChasen) December 22, 2016
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