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Celebrities, Fellow Athletes Offer Well Wishes, Prayers To Tiger Woods Following Car Crash

Celebrities and fellow athletes sent Tiger Woods their prayers and well wishes after the famed golfer suffered major leg injuries in a rollover car crash in Rancho Palos Verdes

By CBS Los Angeles , in Los Angeles , at February 23, 2021

original article published at https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2021/02/23/celebrities-fellow-athletes-offer-well-wishes-prayers-to-tiger-woods-following-car-crash/

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.

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.”

Singers Cher and Jake Owen also shared a message on Twitter after hearing the news.

Meanwhile, athletes like OJ Simpson, Alex Rodriguez, Magic Johnson, and Michael Phelps sent their prayers to Woods.

Fellow professional golfers Justin Rose and Ian Poulter also sent messages to their friend.

Basketball player Isaiah Thomas said, “Prayers up Tiger Woods.”

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”, Spade wrote.

Woods has been recovering from a fifth microdiscectomy surgery on his back with hopes of playing professionally later this year.

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