LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Tiger Woods posted a photo of himself on crutches on Friday and stated his rehab is “coming along” two months after the golf nice suffered extreme leg accidents when his automotive careened off a highway close to Los Angeles and crashed.
The photo on the Instagram account of the 45-year-old American confirmed him smiling on a golf course with a black and white canine.
“My course is coming along faster than I am,” he stated, including a smiling face emoji.
“But it’s nice to have a faithful rehab partner, man’s best friend.”
Woods sustained compound fractures of his tibia and fibula in his proper leg within the early morning crash, which required emergency surgical procedure. He additionally suffered accidents to his foot and ankle.
Authorities have stated that extreme pace was the first trigger of the accident. Woods was not charged with any crime for the one-car wreck.
The accidents have raised issues over whether or not Woods will return to aggressive golf, with any comeback additional sophisticated by his lengthy historical past of knee and again issues.
Orthopedic surgeons interviewed by Reuters after the accident stated that whereas the highway to restoration is not going to be a straightforward one, it is potential for Woods to return to the game in a few 12 months.
Woods is tied with Sam Snead on the all-time listing for wins on the PGA Tour with 82.
The Florida resident additionally has 15 main championships to his title, his most up-to-date coming on the Masters in 2019, and desires three extra to match the file held by Jack Nicklaus.
(Reporting by Rory Carroll in Los Angeles; Editing by Daniel Wallis)