Tiger Woods was involved in a single-car crash Tuesday morning in California shortly after 10 a.m. ET. The car rolled several times causing the golf legend to have a broken ankle and two broken legs, one of which was aggravated.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Woods was “lucky to be alive” after the crash.
According to Daniel Rapaport, Tiger Woods correspondent for Golf Digest, the golf star was in Los Angeles for a two-day shoot with Golf Digest and GOLFTV, where he was teaching celebrities and actors.
To clarify: Tiger is in LA on a two-day shoot with Golf Digest and GOLFTV.
Despite some speculation, he didn’t play holes or balls, but gave lessons on the course to celebrities. Tiger was in a good mood on Monday. Don’t show up for class on Tuesday.
– Daniel Rapaport (@Daniel_Rapaport) February 23, 2021
ESPN’s Shelley Smith reported that Woods was on his way to meet Saints quarterback Drew Brees and Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert; Reports say he was late for the meeting, which was to take place at the same golf course where he instructed other celebrities and athletes on Monday.
Actor and comedian David Spade tweeted a photo Monday showing himself and Woods sitting in a golf cart, joking that he was the one who gave the 15-time major champion a golf lesson.
NBA star Dwyane Wade on Tuesday – before news of Woods’ crash was reported – posted two Instagram posts showing him on the golf course with Woods on Monday.
“So I told you all that I was about to do something amazing today and I had an opportunity – I say, the GOAT, he is not comfortable with that – but an opportunity to come here with this guy here dude, ”Wade said in a video with a grinning Woods behind him. “Tiger, thanks for teaching me something.
“How good am I or how bad am I?” Wade asks.
“Ah well?” Woods said shaking his head no, laughing. Said Wade: “I’m no good.” They both agree that he’s getting better, however.
Wade also posted a few photos of the duo hitting the links.