{Golfing} legend Tiger Woods has been hospitalized following a severe single-car rollover accident in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. In keeping with the LA County Sheriff’s Division, the accident occurred Tuesday morning and the “Jaws of Life” have been required to extricate Woods from the severely broken automobile. He was the one occupant.

 

 

The 15-time main champion was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Middle the place he’s present process surgical procedure for “a number of leg accidents,” in response to an announcement made to Golf Digest by Woods’ agent, Mark Steinberg.

Earlier this 12 months, the 45-year-old underwent the fifth again operation of his profession. In an interview with sportscaster Jim Nantz on the PGA Tour’s Twitter feed, Woods stated he was “feeling positive” however “a bit stiff” following the spinal fusion. He was scheduled for an additional MRI on the time.

Born Eldrick Tont Woods, the athlete is extensively considered one of many biggest golfers of all time. Woods was the PGA Rookie of the Yr in 1996 and received his first main, the Masters, a 12 months later. The holder of quite a few PGA data, Woods is tied with Sam Snead for essentially the most PGA Tour wins and is second in males’s main championships. He was inducted into the World Golf Corridor of Fame earlier this 12 months.

On Could 29, 2017, Woods was arrested close to his Jupiter Island, FL, house for driving inebriated or medication. He was asleep in his automobile, which was stationary in a visitors lane with its engine working. Woods later acknowledged that he had taken prescribed drugs and didn’t notice how they could work together collectively. On October 27, 2017, Woods pleaded responsible to reckless driving and obtained a 12 months of probation and a $250 positive.

The Rancho Palos Verdes crash is at present beneath investigation.


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