Sport Superstar's perfect tribute to injured Tiger
Serious accident: concern about Tiger Woods
concern about Tiger Woods! The golf superstar is in the hospital after a car accident on Tuesday morning. How badly he is injured is open. © Provided by sport1.de Serious accident: Concern about Tiger Woods Tiger Woods had a car accident on Tuesday morning. The police in Los Angeles confirmed this. The golf star crashed his car at 7:12 a.m. local time when he was traveling north on Hawthorne Boulevard alone. The vehicle was badly damaged, another was not involved.
Rory McIlroy will wear Tiger Woods' iconic red shirt and black pants combo for the final round of the WGC Workday Championship, in tribute to the injured golf icon.
Woods, 45,in Los Angeles County last week. Authorities believe he was lucky to have survived the high-speed accident.
Woods has won 15 major championships wearing a red shirt for the final round, and has also notched 82 PGA Tour tournament wins.
Four-time major winner McIlroy will pay tribute in fitting fashion on Sunday (Monday AEDT), according to The Golf Channel, and will likely be joined by other players.
Justin Thomas reacts to close friend Tiger Woods' car crash: 'I'm sick to my stomach'
Thomas, one of Woods' closest friends on the PGA Tour, heard the news of the crash shortly before he appeared at a virtual press conference ahead of this week's WGC-Workday Championship.Woods' agent, Mark Steinberg, released a statement saying the 15-time major winner had sustained "multiple leg injuries," adding that Woods was in surgery Tuesday afternoon. Woods is reportedly in "serious" condition at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
McIlroy offered one of the most touching reflections on Woods' accident, bringing perspective to the situation.
"At this stage I think everyone should just be grateful that he's here, that he's alive, that his kids haven't lost their dad," McIlroy said.
"That's the most important thing. Golf is so far from the equation right now, it's not even on the map at this point."
McIlroy fired a six-under 66 in the third round of the WGC event at The Concession Golf Club in Florida, leaving him 11-under after 54 holes and some chance of challenging for victory. Collin Morikawa leads at 15-under after shooting five-under 67 in the third round.
Tiger Woods' ex says she was 'shaken' after finding out his crash
Tiger Woods' ex-girlfriend, Rachel Uchitel, has spoken out after his horror crash saying she's "shaken." Uchitel, whose infamous affair with the then-married golfer made headlines all around the world in 2009, told E! News the most important thing is that he's okay. "Thank God it's a non-life-threatening injury," she said. "He's one of the greatest athletes in the world and we've been seeing him in one of the greatest sports comebacks in history.""It's going to be interesting to see what happens," she added, urging people to not judge him preemptively for the single-car crash.
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