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Tiger Woods in “good spirits” after follow up treatment for leg injuries

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A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s car is parked in front of the entrance of the Harbor UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California on February 23, 2021, where the US Golf star Tiger Woods is hospitalized after a roll-over car crash in Palos Verdes. – US golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalized Tuesday after a car crash in which his vehicle sustained “major damage,” the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department said. Woods, the sole occupant, was removed from the wreckage by firefighters and paramedics, and suffered “multiple leg injuries,” his agent said in a statement to US media. (Photo by Apu GOMES / AFP)

Tiger Woods is recovering and in “good spirits” after the second day of treatment at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center following his horrific rollover solo car smash that left him with serious leg injuries.

The golf superstar was transferred to Cedars-Sinai on Wednesday night after undergoing emergency surgery the day before at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center to repair compound fractures sustained in each leg in addition to a shattered ankle.

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“Tiger and his family want to thank you all for the wonderful support and messages they have received over the past few days,” said a statement on Woods’ Twitter account. “We will not have any further updates at this time. Thank you for your continued privacy.”

The 15-time major champion Woods was driving alone Tuesday morning in a south Los Angeles suburb when his SUV hit the centre median, crossed into the opposing lane, struck a tree and then rolled over several times.

Friday’s statement did not go into detail about what type of follow up treatment Woods is receiving at Cedars-Sinai which is located about 15 kilometres (nine miles) west of Los Angeles and is renowned for treating Hollywood’s rich and famous.

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Woods’ surgery included the insertion of a rod into Woods’s shinbone and the use of “a combination of screws and pins” to stabilize his foot and ankle.

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said on Wednesday that Woods wouldn’t face charges related to the crash. “This remains an accident. Accident is not a crime. They do happen, unfortunately,” he said.

Woods has won the second most major championships in history behind Jack Nicklaus’ 18. He has 82 PGA Tour victories which are tied with Sam Snead for the all-time record.

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