As information unfold that Tiger Woods was severely injured in a crash on Tuesday in California, followers, fellow athletes, celebrities and politicians supplied tributes and prayers for the golf celebrity.
The previous New York Yankees participant Alex Rodriguez stated he was “praying for my brother” and “pondering of him and his whole household.”
Stephen Curry, a three-time N.B.A. champion, additionally stated he was praying for Woods and his household. Lindsey Vonn, the Olympic gold medalist skier who had dated Woods, shared an analogous message for the athlete. And the basketball legend Magic Johnson and the entertainer Cher requested that individuals pray for Woods.
Michael Phelps, the Olympic gold medalist swimmer, and Mike Tyson, the previous heavyweight boxing champion, supplied their sentiments as properly.
“Combat @tigerwoods just like the champion you’re in your youngsters and the world,” Tyson stated on Twitter.
The actress Jada Pinkett Smith, who referred to as Woods the GOAT (best of all time), stated she had been with him on Monday.
“Don’t take not even a MOMENT as a right!” she stated on Twitter. “I do know you’re good as a result of your Tiger inside is a beast!!!”
Fellow golfers recalled Woods’s power and resilience.
“We all know how robust you’re, we’ve seen it 100 occasions,” the golfer Justin Rose stated on Twitter.
On ESPN’s “SportsCenter,” Justin Thomas, one other skilled golfer, stated he was “sick to his abdomen” after listening to concerning the crash of one in all his closest mates. “Man, I simply hope he’s all proper,” he added.
Jack Nicklaus, who gained 18 main titles, stated that he and his spouse, Barbara, had been “deeply involved” about Woods and wished him a profitable surgical procedure and full restoration. Woods is second on the profession listing with 15 main victories.
Jason Miller, an adviser to former President Donald J. Trump, launched an announcement from Trump in response to the crash, which referred to as Woods a “true champion” and urged him to “get properly quickly.” In 2019, Trump awarded Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom.