Golf legend, Tiger Woods, has finally broken his silence following a devastating car crash last week. The former world number one took to Twitter to thank his fellow golfers and fans for their support.
In a tweet he said, “To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time”.
Tiger’s SUV hit a kerb followed by a tree before it flipped over several times down a steep hill in Los Angeles. He had to be cut out of the vehicle with the jaws of life and rushed to hospital.
Open fractures to the 45-year-old’s tibia and fibula – and further injuries to his foot and ankle – had been stabilized during surgery with the insertion of a rod, screws and pins, reports Sky News.
No other cars were involved in the crash and police said that Tiger won’t be charged.
As a tribute to arguably the greatest golfer of all time, several other golfers like Rory McIlroy (pictured above) and Patrick Reed competing in the WGC-Workday Championship, wore Tiger’s signature red shirt and black trousers on Sunday.
Tiger showed his appreciation for this gesture as he tweeted, “It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the TV and saw all the red shirts”.
Watch the Good Morning America video below for more info on Tiger’s crash and the other pro golfers wearing red shirts in support of Tiger.
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