CALIFORNIA, USA — On Tuesday, Tiger Woods was hospitalized after suffering "multiple leg injuries" during a rollover crash in California. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the crash occurred just after 7 a.m. near the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes.
The 45-year-old year was the only passenger in his vehicle at the time of crash and officials had to use to " jaws of life" to rescue him from the wreckage. Woods is currently undergoing surgery for his injuries, his agent Mark Steinberg told Golf Digest's Daniel Rapaport.
According to reports, his injuries are not life threatening.
Well known for his athleticism and more than two decades in the spotlight, fans and supporters of the longtime golfer took to social media to express their thoughts and support after the news was released.
We've compiled some of the responses below:
Cleveland Browns quarterback, Baker Mayfield send his prayer to Woods.
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garret offered his prayers as well.
Former President Donald Trump also sent a message of support via Jason Miller's account, saying “Get well soon, Tiger. You are a true champion!”
Actress and entrepreneur, Jada Pinkett Smith expressed her prayer and support for Woods after spending time with Woods the day prior saying, "Don’t take not even a MOMENT for granted! I know you’re good because your Tiger within is a beast!!!"
Earivn "Magic" Johnson wished Woods a speedy recovery.
Former NFL star, OJ Simpson, posted a video on Twitter offering his prayers to Woods.
In an interview with CBS Sports HQ, an emotional Justin Thomas reflects on hearing the news saying, "I just hope he’s alright. Just worried for his kids."
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Turkey offered his support to Woods saying, "Look forward to watching you on the courses and playing together again."