LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Celebrities and athletes took to Twitter on Tuesday to send Tiger Woods their well wishes after the famed golfer suffered major leg injuries in a rollover crash in the Rancho Palos Verdes area.
The crash was reported just after 7 a.m. when sheriff’s officials responded to a single-vehicle rollover traffic collision on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and the Rancho Palos Verdes, according to an LASD statement.
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Jada Pinkett Smith said “Prayers up for the GOAT Tiger Woods who was in an accident this morning. Was just with him yesterday. Don’t take not even a MOMENT for granted! I know you’re good because your Tiger within is a beast!!!and fellow athletes shared their thoughts and prayers for the golfer.”
Prayers up for the GOAT @TigerWoods who was in an accident this morning. Was just with him yesterday. Don’t take not even a MOMENT for granted! I know you’re good because your Tiger within is a beast!!!
— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) February 23, 2021
Singer Jake Owen also shared a message on Twitter saying, My (heart) goes out to Tiger Woods… praying for ya man.”
My ❤️ goes out to @TigerWoods … praying for ya man. 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
— Jake Owen (@jakeowen) February 23, 2021
Meanwhile, fellow athletes like OJ Simpson Alex Rodriguez and professional golfers Justin Rose and Ian Poulter offered their prayers to their friend.
Praying for my brother @TigerWoods as we all anxiously await more news.
Thinking of him and his entire family. 🙏 https://t.co/jpWbI3cLvO
— Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) February 23, 2021
. @tigerwoods, just seen the awful news. We know how tough you are, we’ve seen it a hundred times. Hoping and praying you’re ok my friend.
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— Justin ROSE (@JustinRose99) February 23, 2021
Thoughts are with @TigerWoods and others involved, wishing a speedy recovery and I hope the injuries are not bad🙏🏼
— Ian Poulter (@IanJamesPoulter) February 23, 2021
Basketball player Isaiah Thomas said, “Prayers up Tiger Woods.”
Prayers up @TigerWoods 🙏🏾
— Isaiah Thomas (@isaiahthomas) February 23, 2021
CBSLA Sports Director Jim Hill says the 15-time major champion with 82 career PGA Tour wins was shooting a documentary for Golf Digest with Dwayne Wade and David Spade prior to Tuesday’s crash.
Earlier Tuesday, Spade posted a photo on social media thanking Woods for a golf lesson.
Golf lesson with this guy today. And you know what? He’s not bad… He picks things up very quickly. Good listener pic.twitter.com/KinEAGcEKU
— David Spade (@DavidSpade) February 23, 2021
“Golf lesson with this guy today. And you know what? He’s not bad… He picks things up very quickly. Good listener”, Spade wrote.
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Woods has been recovering from a fifth microdiscectomy surgery on his back with hopes of playing professionally later this year.