Two weeks that shattered Tiger

Tiger Woods celebrates his birdie on the 11th hole of Buick Invitational. (AP Photo/Chris Park)

December 12, 2009 7:46:22 PM PST
Tiger Woods had to be a happy man as he settled into a seat on his private jet for the long flight home from Australia. His successful comeback year was all but complete, and the rapturous reception he received Down Under was a pleasant reminder of his status as the most sought-after athlete in the world.