Big Boi on Tiger Woods' Resurgence within the Golf World: 'Once a Champion, Always a Champion'

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This previous weekend, Tiger Woods clawed his approach again to prominence with an spectacular victory on the PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta. 

The embattled golfer -- who has struggled with accidents and off-the-course points over time -- 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 bought the lion coronary heart and it's a talent that he possesses the place if issues don't go a method, 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 adore it."

Earlier within the week, Big Boi carried out on the Tee Up ATL live performance -- offered by Southern Company -- in gentle of the PGA Tour happening 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 have been all amateurs," says Big Boi. "It was an entire lot of mulligan occurring, you realize? We have been simply swinging laborious and making an attempt to kill the ball. We have been actually simply clowning, man. I feel we'd have broke some home windows or one thing as a result of we have been actually swinging tremendous laborious."

With Woods' beautiful victory, and Big Boi proving to be a serious draw at this 12 months's festivities, the Outkast legend is hoping the PGA Tour will take into account someday making a return again to the ATL. "Atlanta is actually the hotbed for something that's actually popping proper now from the movies to the tv to the film business 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 of East Atlanta."