Sports icon and golf mogul Tiger Woods has reportedly been injured in a roll-over traffic collision. According to Los Angeles authorities, the driver of a vehicle that crashed near Hawthorne Boulevard, California, was identified as professional golfer, Eldrick “Tiger” Woods.
Tiger Woods Injured In Car Crash
His manager has stated Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in the accident and is undergoing surgery. Reports are that Woods was extracted from the wrecked vehicle.
Pro golfer Tiger Woods was injured in a single-vehicle car crash in California on Tuesday and is undergoing surgery for multiple leg injuries, according to his agent. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, police responded to “a single vehicle rollover traffic collision” at 7:12 a.m. PT. The accident happened near Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes. Police said Woods’ vehicle was traveling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Sports World Sends Prayers To Tiger Woods
Some of the biggest names in sports – past and present – have come forward to share their reactions to the horrific news. Former New York Yankees All-Star and champion player Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez sent prayers to the entire Woods family.
The sports world has been sending positive thoughts to Tiger Woods after learning of his car accident. He suffered multiple leg injuries and is currently undergoing surgery, according to a statement from his agent Mark Steinberg.
Hip-Hop Embraces Golf
Over the past few months, some of the biggest names in the rap game have embraced the sport. From West Coast rap star Tyga to New York rap veteran Ja Rule and Waka Flocka Flame, the hip-hop community has shared looks at themselves playing golf.
Tyga is still trying to just do it like Tiger. The Compton rapper hit the golf course again and shared a highlight on Instagram of his best Tiger Woods impersonation. Tyga’s form isn’t bad, but then again, we couldn’t see where his ball landed.
OutKast’s Big Boi Roasts Tiger Woods
Back in December 2020, OutKast’s Big Boi playfully went at Woods. The Grammy-winning rapper shared hilarious footage acknowledging Tiger’s 45th birthday while also taking a jab at him.
Atlanta rap legend Big Boi gets a laugh at Tiger Woods‘ expense on the golf legend’s 45th birthday. The OutKast member wishes Tiger a happy b-day on Instagram with a clip of them dapping each other up, followed by Dave Chappelle‘s famously hilarious impersonation of Tiger.