Legendary golf pro Tiger Woods suffered major leg injuries in an auto accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Feb. 23, tossing the future of his profession even further in doubt following in 2015’s back surgical treatment.
The 45-year-old PGA star, among the most renowned professional athletes of perpetuity and a daddy of 2, went through comprehensive surgical treatment for a number of hours that afternoon and eve his representative launched a declaration stating he was awake and recuperating.
Here’s what we understand up until now about the event, the occasions leading up to it and what the outlook is for Woods:
Feb. 18—21, 2021: What Was Tiger Woods Doing in Los Angeles Days Before the Crash?
The PGA star remained in town to host the Genesis Invitational at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades that weekend. Woods did not play himself in the gold competition since he was recuperating from his 5th back surgical treatment, which he went through in December.
Feb. 22, 2021: One Day Before the Crash—Golfing With Celebs:
The Monday prior to the crash, Woods offered golf lessons to celebrities such as Dwyane Wade, Jada Pinkett Smith and David Spade on-camera for the first day of a two-day picture and video aim for Golf Digest and GOLFTV.
“Tiger has a long-lasting collaboration with Discovery establishing unique material for GOLFTV and Golf Digest,” the latter outlet informs E! News in a declaration. “He was filming his latest series with us on Monday which will see him giving on course instruction to a number of celebrities including Jada Pinkett Smith, Dwyane Wade and David Spade. He was due to continue filming with us on Tuesday.”
Feb. 23, 2021: The Crash:
Driving solo in a 2021 Genesis GV80, a high-end SUV, Woods heads from a resort in Rancho Palos Verdes to the Rolling Hills Country Club for the shoot. Around 7 a.m. PT, on a clear day, while driving downhill along the winding Hawthorne Boulevard—a regular scene of automobile mishaps and where the speed limitation is 45 miles per hour, he loses control of the car.