Tiger Woods’ fifth Masters title was the successful end to a lone fight he was waging to prove that a champion will remain a champion. This win was a comeback for him after eight years which saw his marriage was on the rocks as he hit international headlines in 2009. That, coupled with his back injuries, made it difficult for him to maintain his supremacy. In 2017, he was still at a low point struggling with drug-related issues. The last time the golfing legend won a Masters was in 2005. It put him on course to be the world’s first billion-dollar athlete. Now, with his latest achievement, his earning potential will surely skyrocket, thanks to Nike sticking with him even through his troubled period.
Daily Mail UK reports the first major victory by 43-year-old Tiger Woods in 11 years earned an estimated $22.5 million for Nike. It was a gamble Nike had taken to stick by Woods throughout his lean period and they cashed in through advertising revenue. Their logos were visible at every conceivable vantage point right from his moment of glory to him sharing hugs with his family and girlfriend, Erica Herman.
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