Tiger Woods has returned to his South Florida home to continue his recovery from leg injuries suffered in a single-car accident outside Los Angeles on Feb. 23.
In a statement released on social media, the golf superstar thanked hospital staff who cared for him following his single vehicle car accident. “Happy to report that I am back home and continuing my recovery,” Woods said. “I am so grateful for the outpouring of support and encouragement that I have received over the past few weeks.”
“Thank you to the incredible surgeons, doctors, nurses and staff at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. You have all taken such great care of me and I cannot thank you enough,” he added. “I will be recovering at home and working on getting stronger every day.”
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) March 16, 2021
Police initially ruled the crash was “purely an accident,” but evidence in the case indicates Woods was inattentive or asleep just before the crash occurred.
An investigation remains ongoing.
Woods, who has endured numerous back and knee injuries throughout his career, is considered the greatest golfer of his generation having won 14 golf majors from 1997 through 2008, is known for overcoming adversary.