Tiger Woods is again at dwelling in Florida to renew his restoration from career-threatening leg accidents he suffered when his SUV ran off a highway and down a hill within the Los Angeles suburbs final month.
“Pleased to report that I’m again dwelling and persevering with my restoration,” Woods stated in a tweet posted Tuesday night time. “I’m so grateful for the outpouring of help and encouragement that I’ve acquired over the previous few weeks.”
Woods was injured Feb. 23, two days after the Genesis Invitational at Riviera. He was on his technique to a tv shoot for GolfTV just a little after 7 a.m. when his SUV crashed right into a median, rolled over and ended up on its aspect close to a steep highway identified for wrecks, authorities assist. He needed to be pulled out by the windshield.
He had a prolonged surgical procedure that day at Harbor-UCLA Medical Heart for shattered tibia and fibula bones of his decrease proper leg in a number of places. These have been stabilized with a rod in his tibia. Extra accidents to the bones in his foot and ankle required screws and pins.
He was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Heart for follow-up procedures.
Woods thanked the medical workers at each hospitals for taking good care of him.
“I will probably be recovering at dwelling and dealing on getting stronger on daily basis,” Woods stated within the assertion.
A dozen or so gamers on the Workday Championship in Florida wore black trousers and pink shirts — the Sunday colours of Woods for his record-tying 82 victories on the PGA Tour — within the remaining spherical.
Woods has stayed in contact by textual content messages, sending them to Bryson DeChambeau forward of his Bay Hill victory and to Justin Thomas, one in all his closest buddies in golf, forward of his victory in The Gamers Championship on Sunday.
Rory McIlroy steered in an interview with Jimmy Fallon that Woods may be headed dwelling to Florida.
“He’s doing higher,” McIlroy stated. “I believe all the fellows have reached out to him. Hopefully if issues go properly over the subsequent week or so, he may have the ability to get dwelling and begin restoration at dwelling, which might be nice for him. See his children, see his household.
“However yeah, he’s doing higher. And I believe all of us are wishing him a speedy restoration at this level.″
McIlroy and Thomas are amongst those that dwell close to Woods in Jupiter, Florida.