The day before he made his professional debut at the 1996 Greater Milwaukee Open, Tiger Woods faced the media with a big smile.
“I guess hello world, huh,” said Woods, 20, who has since won 15 major championships as well as a record 82 times on the PGA Tour to cement his legacy as one of the greatest. never swing at a club.
An avid fan of golf, comedian Nate Bargatze used that famous introduction as inspiration for his new comedy special, ‘Hello World.’
“I wanted a nice hello,” Bargatze explained during his appearance Tuesday on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. “It’s also a nod to Tiger Woods.”
If you’re a fan of stand-up comedy, Bargatze’s new special premieres January 31 on Prime Video or you can watch it on tour here.
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The story originally appeared on GolfWeek