Tigers Woods is recovering after surgery on his leg, foot and ankle

Tigers Woods is recovering after surgery on his leg, foot and ankle
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Tiger Woods underwent “a long surgical procedure” on his leg, foot and ankle after being seriously injured in a rollover car accident in Rancho Palos Verdes on Tuesday.

Doctors had to insert a rod into his leg and placed screws into his foot and ankle, according to a statement posted to Twitter, which described Woods as “awake, responsive and recovering.”

Dr. Anish Mahajan, chief medical officer at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where Woods was treated, described “comminuted open fractures affecting both the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula bones,” and said trauma to the muscle and soft-tissue of Woods’ leg also required “surgical release of the covering of the muscles to relieve pressure due to swelling.”

It is unclear how long Woods will remain in the…



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