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Spring-Summer 2019

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136 C A R M E L M A G A Z I N E • S P R I N G / S U M M E R 2 0 1 9 The primal screams Woods loosed on the final green at Augusta National were a visceral display of joy and relief; his shouting of "We did it!" to longtime caddie Joe LaCava showed a softer, more inclusive side. But Woods wore his steely visage until the final, victorious putt dropped. Then all heaven broke loose. Waiting behind the green was his son Charlie, whom Woods wrapped in a joyous embrace, an instantly iconic hug that was a second-generation replay of the clinch he had shared in the same spot with his father Earl 22 year earlier, after the win that launched a cross-cultural icon. Woods' primal screams betrayed the exhilaration and relief he felt in by far the most emotional victory of his career. "I've never seen him show emotion like that, anywhere, at any time in his life," his for- mer swing coach Butch Harmon said. "He was Photo:Tribune Content Agency LLC / Alamy Stock Photo Woods' joyous hug with his son Charlie became an instantly iconic symbol of his 2019 Masters win, and his own personal growth. Photo: Getty Images

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