This previous weekend, Tiger Woods clawed his means again to prominence with an spectacular victory on the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta.
The embattled golfer — who has struggled with accidents and f-the-course points through the years — notched his 80th victory on Sunday, marking his first title in over 5 years. For Atlanta resident Big Boi, Woods' legacy as the game's premier golfer was already entrenched, even earlier than his runaway win.
"Champion," Big Boi succinctly says when talking on the 14-time main champion to Billboard. "Once a champion, all the time a champion. Like he received the lion coronary heart and it's a talent that he possesses the place if issues don't go a technique, he comes proper again. It's like using bike, to see him get on the market, it's the need to do it and the need to win. I like it."
Earlier within the week, Big Boi carried out on the Tee Up ATL live performance — offered by Southern Company — in mild the PGA Tour going down in his hometown. Though his stroke isn't as masterful as Woods', Big Boi remembers a number of enjoyable moments he had on the golf course, particularly when he filmed his 2007 comedy, Who's Your Caddy, starring Faizon Love and Andy Milonakis.
"We had been all amateurs," says Big Boi. "It was a complete lot mulligan occurring, you realize? We had been simply swinging arduous and attempting to kill the ball. We had been actually simply clowning, man. I feel we would have broke some home windows or one thing as a result of we had been actually swinging tremendous arduous."
With Woods' beautiful victory, and Big Boi proving to be a significant draw at this yr's festivities, the Outkast legend is hoping the PGA Tour will take into account in the future making a return again to the ATL. "Atlanta is admittedly the hotbed for something that's actually popping proper now from the movies to the tv to the film trade and our sports activities groups," he says. To have the PGA right here, it's solely proper and it's in proper down within the coronary heart East Atlanta."