Tiger Woods is “awake and responsive” following surgery on serious leg injuries suffered in a car crash in Los Angeles on Tuesday.
The 15-time golf major champion, 45, had to be “extricated from the wreck” by firefighters and paramedics.
A statement published on his Twitter account said he had suffered significant orthopaedic injuries to his lower right leg and ankle.
Injuries to his foot and ankle have been stabilised with screws and pins.
“He [Woods] is currently awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room,” added the statement.