Tiger Woods had an undeniably memorable weekend, but the look that he wore during his fifth win in Augusta is dividing fans.
For his fairytale Masters comeback, the golf icon wore a Nike mock neck shirt that retails for £54.94 – and it’s a look that many remember.
“I thought it was a pretty neat look back in the day,” Woods said about repeating the fashion choice.
“I was probably in a little better shape back in those days, but I had won events wearing the mock, and I’ve always enjoyed wearing them.”
2005 vs 2019. Same Same. And yes, for those asking, we will be carrying the Tiger Mock Neck. pic.twitter.com/FRJ6jxDzLc— Golf Town (@GolfTown) April 14, 2019
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The look was so popular that eager fans looking to replicate it almost crashed the Canadian-based Golf Town’s website.
Sitting with a Golf Town exec in Augusta. Demand for the Nike red mock almost crashed the site. All but gone in a couple hours.— James Duthie (@tsnjamesduthie) April 14, 2019
But not everyone is loving the icon’s comeback look.
There’s one question golf consumers need to ask themselves before buying a new mockneck: “Did I just win the Masters for the 5th time?” If the answer is NO, step away from the purchase.— Jamie🦅Slonis (@JamieSlonis) April 15, 2019
Tiger used the the power of the #mockneck all damn week and it flew under the radar....what a beast, Mock Neck was how he won his last Green jacket too— Don Weiher (@WealthAdvisorDW) April 15, 2019
red mockneck is the new steve jobs black turtleneck pic.twitter.com/S9umfveNQr— house tehrgaryen (@tehrrific) April 14, 2019
For UK-based fans of the look, a similar mock neck is currently available for £54.95 on the Nike website.
What do you think of the mock neck look? Is it a trendy fashion statement, or a look better left in 2005?