Tiger Woods celebrated turning 42 on December 30 by making two enormous catches on a spearfishing trip.
The 14-time major champion posted pictures of himself on Twitter and Instagram holding up a huge Cobia and Amberjack, with the caption “happy birthday to myself.”
Happy birthday to myself 🙂 Nothing like shooting a cobia and an amberjack. pic.twitter.com/fqff602bk3
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) January 1, 2018
The pictures also show a few bloodied cuts above Tiger’s left knee, suggesting the catches weren’t all plain sailing.
Woods is a known fan of fishing, having previously posted other snaps of his escapades at sea on social media.
Woods recently made his competitive return to golf — after 10 months out — at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas, finishing 9th, beating the likes of PGA Tour Player of the Year Justin Thomas and World No. 1 Dustin Johnson.
And after making his return, Woods is hopeful of playing a full schedule in 2018.
“I would love to play a full schedule in 2018,” Woods wrote in a new year’s message on his blog. “What that entails, including back-to-back events, I don’t know.
“I just have to continue to work on my body and game and see where I pan out.
“I wish I knew where I was going to play and when I was going to play — it’s a lot easier to prep for that — but we really don’t know.
“This is all uncharted territory.”