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Tiger Woods returns to Florida to recover from car crash

Tiger Woods
Posted at 6:12 PM, Mar 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-16 21:12:43-04

(AP) -- Tiger Woods says he's back home in Florida to resume recovering from career-threatening injuries to his right leg. Woods posted a statement on Twitter that he will recovering at home and working on getting stronger.

He was injured on Feb. 23 while driving an SUV to a television shoot along winding suburban roads in Los Angeles. Woods had been in town as tournament host of the Genesis Invitational.

The SUV crashed over a median and off the road. He shattered bones in his lower right leg, ankle and foot. Woods says he's thankful for the outpouring of support.