The golfer suffered serious injuries to his right leg, including open fractures.

American golfer Tiger Woods underwent surgery and begins his recovery after being involved in a car accident in Rancho Palos Verdes (USA, California). This is reported on the athlete’s Twitter page.

The accident occurred on Tuesday. The golfer suffered serious injuries to his right leg, including open fractures. He underwent extensive surgery on his lower right leg and ankle. In particular, a metal rod was installed in the area of Woods ‘ tibia.

At the moment, Woods is conscious after surgery, talking to others, and undergoing recovery in his hospital room.

Woods is 45, has spent a record 683 weeks at number one in the world rankings, and has 15 Grand Slam wins to his credit. Woods has had several spinal surgeries in recent years and has also had problems with substance abuse.