The return of the Tiger


Sir, – I can imagine Muhammad Ali, from above, watching the Masters and saying, “No, Tiger, you’re the greatest!”. – Yours, etc,


Dublin 6W.

Sir, – Move over Brexit! Finally you have met your match with the amazing comeback of Tiger Woods – the golfing gods’ gift to the world’s media. Long may he keep driving you off the front page. – Yours, etc,


Rathfarnham, Dublin 16.

Sir, – On February 9th, 1963 I was at our family home in Las Vegas, watching the Beatles on The Ed Sullivan Show.

On November 22nd, 1963 the day JFK died. I was in fifth grade at St Anne’s school in Las Vegas.

On July 20th, 1969, the day of the first moon landing, myself and three friends were at Badwater Basin, Death Valley, the lowest point in the US.

On May 17th, 2016 waking up from my heart transplant in Dublin, Ireland and seeing the smile on my beautiful wife’s face.

On March 28th, 2017 contracting sepsis, dying and having an out of body experience which was delightful and being revived by doctor’s and nurses at the Mater Hospital Dublin.

On April 14th, 2019 watching, from my couch in Westport, Tiger Woods winning his fifth green jacket at the Masters.

I don’t know when the next great day will be, but I can’t wait. – Yours, etc,


Westport, Co Mayo.