Tiger Woods

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These Injuries Are His Worst, Woods Says

Concentrating on rehab, golfer says his immediate goal is to walk

(Newser) - The possibility of playing golf seems distant, and Tiger Woods doesn't want to say whether that's his long-term goal. But after his horrific auto accident in February, the star golfer says he's "focused on my No. 1 goal right now: walking on my own." He...

First Pic of Tiger Woods Since Feb. Crash Emerges

Golfer posted it himself, showing him smiling and on crutches at home in Florida

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back on the green, though with an orthopedic boot encasing his leg and a dog in tow. On Friday, the 45-year-old golfer, who was in a serious car accident in late February in Los Angeles, posted the first pic of himself since the crash, showing himself smiling...

Expert Suspects Tiger Woods Was Unconscious Before Crash

Due to the lack of steering and braking

(Newser) - A 22-page collision report on Tiger Woods' Feb. 23 car crash in Los Angeles was obtained by USA Today , and it suggests to one expert that the golfer may have been unconscious behind the wheel. Jonathan Cherney, a forensic crash reconstruction expert who visited the scene a day after the...

Cops: Tiger Woods Applied 99% Pressure to Gas in Crash

They think he meant to hit the brake

(Newser) - Tiger Woods was driving in an unsafe manner at the time of his Feb. 23 car crash in California, and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Wednesday detailed what that looked like. The data recorder from Woods' Genesis GV80 SUV showed that Woods failed to "negotiate the curve...

Sheriff Won't Reveal Cause of Tiger Woods Crash

He says investigators need permission from golfer

(Newser) - The Los Angeles County sheriff says detectives have determined what caused Tiger Woods to crash his SUV last month but would not release details Wednesday, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star. Woods suffered serious injuries in the Feb. 23 crash when he struck a raised median around 7am...

New Report on Tiger's Crash Leads to a Big Question

After sources tell TMZ it looks like he never hit the brakes, outlet wonders if he lost consciousness

(Newser) - Earlier this week, Tiger Woods offered some good news , noting he was back home in Florida to start the recovery process after his Feb. 23 crash in a suburb of Los Angeles. Now, an update on the probe into the accident, with law enforcement sources saying some "troubling evidence"...

Tiger Woods Is Back in Florida
Tiger Woods
Offers Positive

Tiger Woods Offers Positive Update

Golfer says he's recovering at home after SUV accident

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is back at home in Florida to resume his recovery from career-threatening leg injuries he suffered when his SUV ran off a road and down a hill in the Los Angeles suburbs last month, the AP reports. “Happy to report that I am back home and continuing...

First Person at Crash Scene Says Woods Was Unconscious

Neighbor who walked to the site couldn't get a response from the golfer: affidavit

(Newser) - A man found Tiger Woods unconscious in a mangled SUV after the golf star crashed the vehicle in Southern California, authorities said in court documents obtained Friday. The man, who lives near the site in Rolling Hills Estates, heard the crash and walked to the SUV, Los Angeles County Sheriff'...

Woods Undergoes Further Procedures
Woods Undergoes
Further Procedures

Woods Undergoes Further Procedures

Post says star golfer is in good spirits

(Newser) - Tiger Woods has undergone more medical procedures since being moved to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles after his auto accident, CNN reports. "The procedures were successful, and he is now recovering and in good spirits," a post on Woods' Twitter account said. Cedars-Sinai is known for its...

Where Tiger Woods Was Heading When He Crashed

And more of the latest

(Newser) - Where was Tiger Woods going when he crashed on a California road Tuesday morning? The Rolling Hills Country Club, where sources tell the Los Angeles Times he was to meet with director Peter Berg and NFL stars Drew Brees and Justin Herbert for the second and final shoot of a...

Why a Golf Comeback for Woods Is Nearly Impossible

Tim Dahlberg, who has covered the golfer since 1996, explains

(Newser) - The good news in the wake of Tiger Woods' Tuesday car crash is fairly obvious: He survived, despite severe injuries that include multiple open fractures of his leg. "The bad news is that the career of the world's greatest golfer—at least on the game's biggest stages"...

Tiger Woods Is &#39;Awake, Responsive&#39;
Tiger Woods Is
Out of Surgery 

Tiger Woods Is Out of Surgery

Golfer suffered multiple fractures in right leg and ankle, is 'awake, responsive'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is out of surgery following Tuesday's serious car accident in which he sustained multiple leg injuries. The golf legend is "awake, responsive, and recovering in his hospital room," according to a statement posted to his Twitter account. It describes "a long surgical procedure on...

Here's the Latest on Tiger Woods' Accident

Golfer was on a road known to be dangerous when he crashed

(Newser) - The stretch of California road where Tiger Woods crashed Tuesday is a steep downhill and is also known for speeding—so much so that just beyond the accident site is an emergency exit for runaway vehicles, the AP reports. "It’s easy to pick up speed," a Rancho...

TMZ: Tiger Woods Was Seen Speeding Minutes Before Crash

Sheriff says golfer is 'lucky to be alive'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is "lucky to be alive" after a single-vehicle car crash Tuesday morning, says Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva. The golf legend was hospitalized in serious condition after the rollover crash and his manager says he needed surgery for multiple leg injuries. The cause of the crash...

Tiger Woods Rescued With Jaws of Life After Car Crash

Agent says golf legend has multiple leg injuries

(Newser) - Tiger Woods had to be "extricated from the wreck" with the "jaws of life" after a serious car crash in California Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office says. The injured golfer was hospitalized after the "single-vehicle rollover collision" on the border of Rolling Hills Estates...

Tiger Woods' Son, 11, Wins Junior Golf Tournament

Charlie Woods apparently takes after his dad

(Newser) - Tiger Woods' 11-year-old son apparently takes after his famous father. Charlie Woods won a junior golf tournament in Florida last weekend, People reports, and the elder Woods was right beside him, carrying his clubs—an image that went viral on social media. Yahoo Sports reported that Charlie "dominated the...

Tiger Woods Gives His Take on Black Lives Matter

The 44-year-old golfer says 'change is fantastic'

(Newser) - Tiger Woods smells change in the air, and calls it "fantastic." The legendary golfer gave his take on the Black Lives Matter movement as he returned to public-tour golfing at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, CNN reports. "I think change is fantastic," he told reporters...

Tiger Woods, Girlfriend Sued After Bartender's Death

Man was allegedly over-served at Woods' bar

(Newser) - Tiger Woods is being sued by the parents of an alcoholic bartender who died after crashing his car on his way home from a shift at the golfer's bar. The wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of 24-year-old Nicolas Immesberger says his blood-alcohol limit was more than three...

Trump Awards Highest Honor to 'True Legend' Tiger Woods

He's the youngest golfer to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

(Newser) - President Trump awarded golfer Tiger Woods the nation's highest civilian honor on Monday, describing the 43-year-old as a "true legend" who transformed golf and then fought through years of injury to return to the sport's summit. Trump awarded Woods with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He's...

Nike&#39;s Tiger Woods Ad Got It Fundamentally Wrong
Nike's Tiger Woods Ad
Got It Fundamentally Wrong

Nike's Tiger Woods Ad Got It Fundamentally Wrong

Op-ed: Woods is no longer the superhero we knew; he's a mere mortal, and that's better

(Newser) - No sooner had Tiger Woods won the Masters than Nike was out with a nostalgic ad celebrating his greatness over the years. At the Wall Street Journal , Jason Gay worries that it's a sign we're about to make the same mistake all over again with Woods—mythologizing him...

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