Tiger Woods is in surgical procedure after struggling “a number of leg accidents” in a automobile crash in Los Angeles, California.

The 15-time golf main champion, 45, needed to be “extricated from the wreck” by firefighters and paramedics.

Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg stated: “He’s at the moment in surgical procedure and we thanks on your privateness and assist.”

Steinberg confirmed the element concerning the American having sustained “a number of leg accidents”.

Woods was on the Riviera Nation Membership in LA on the weekend as host of the Genesis Invitational.

An announcement from the LA County Sheriff’s Division stated it responded to the crash “on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes” on Tuesday morning.

It added: “Mr Woods was extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to an area hospital by ambulance for his accidents.”

Woods was concerned in a automobile crash in November 2009 which finally led to admissions of infidelity and the breakdown of his marriage. He then took a break from golf however returned shortly afterwards.

Following 5 wins in 2013, Woods began simply 24 occasions within the subsequent 4 years due to continual again ache and a number of surgical procedures.

In 2017 Woods was arrested on suspicion of driving underneath the affect when he was discovered asleep on the wheel of his automobile. He later pleaded responsible to reckless driving.

He had 5 pharmaceuticals in his system as he recovered from the spinal fusion surgical procedure that finally gave him a second {golfing} profession.

Woods ended an 11-year look ahead to a serious title when he gained the Masters at Augusta in 2019.

He collectively holds the file for many PGA Tour wins at 82 with Sam Snead and is three behind Jack Nicklaus’ mark of 18 main titles.

Woods recently said he had hoped to play on this yr’s Masters in April after having a fifth back surgery in January.

He ended 2019 sixth in golf’s world rankings however is now fiftieth.

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