Top Indian golfers Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri joined a stunned world on Wednesday praying for legendary Tiger Woods after his car encountered an accident that took him to hospital with multiple injuries requiring major surgery.
Woods was in the driver’s seat of a mutilated SUV after he crashed into a steep pavement in suburban Los Angeles, with his legs severely injured.
From former US Presidents Donald Trump, Barrack Obama to famous boxer Mike Tyson, well-known personalities from all walks of life have reacted with shock after the crash.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with @TigerWoods. We have seen you do impossible things in impossible situations in the past. Make it routine recovery, ”Jeev Milkha wrote on his Twitter account.
One of the best golfers in the country in recent years, Lahiri was hopeful that Woods would overcome this obstacle as he has done a few times in the past.
“It’s hard to imagine the challenges you have endured and overcome time and time again. I wish you a quick recovery. Reflections and prayers with the family. Golf is praying with folded hands for you, ”Lahiri tweeted.
Woods, 45, was hospitalized after being extracted by firefighters and paramedics using the “jaws of life” tool at the crash site. The car sustained significant damage.
Woods, 45, completed his surgery on Tuesday night.
Woods, widely regarded as one of the greatest golfers of all time and one of the most famous athletes, has won an unprecedented 15 majors, three behind Jack Nicklaus’ 18.
According to information citing a press release from his team, Woods underwent “a lengthy surgery on his lower right leg and ankle” at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and is “awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room. “.
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