REPORTS: Golf Legend Tiger Woods Was on his Way to Meet NFL Players Drew Brees and Justin Herbert Before Car Accident

Published 02/24/2021, 10:05 AM EST


The upsetting developments involving Tiger Woods shocked the world. The golf kingpin suffered a horrific car accident yesterday and required significant assistance to be able to escape the wreck.

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Woods is one of the greatest athletes of all-time, and many were concerned about his safety. It appears as though Woods was on his way to meet another all-time great before the accident.

Reports emerged earlier today that Tiger Woods was on his way to a golf-course ahead of the accident. He was scheduled to record a lesson with NFL veteran Drew Brees and rising star Justin Herbert for a television show. Just a day before, Woods was with NBA legend Dwyane Wade playing some golf.

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Dec 25, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) gestures after a touchdown run by running back Alvin Kamara (41) in the second quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

Woods had been meeting with several celebrities for his television show where he interacts with athletes from different sports over a game of golf.

However, the show is now on pause. According to the reports, the team and film crew had gone ahead to get things ready for the shoot.

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Tiger Woods was scheduled to film with Drew Brees and Justin Herber

Woods left later than expected due to a delay at his hotel. After not hearing from the golfing legend, his crew waited for about two hours before they heard about his accident.

Medical professionals eventually rescued Woods and took him to a medical facility where he is currently recovering from his injuries.

The latest reports revealed the Woods underwent successful surgery to treat his wounds and is recovering in the hospital. Fans will be keen to know that Woods is safe and healthy as his recovery process moves further along.

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Several members of the sports world, including the NFL, took time to wish Woods a safe recovery going forward.

Woods is one of the greatest athletes of his generation. What Woods has done for the sport of golf goes beyond his efforts on the links.

He is one of the most recognizable figures in the world currently, and an inspiration to many people throughout. We wish Tiger Woods a fast and complete recovery.

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Aaditya Krishnamurthy is an NBA & NFL journalist for EssentiallySports, before which he worked at BusinessWorld magazine. He has been a fan of Basketball for over 10 years now, since Shaquille O’Neal was a Phoenix Suns player. During his time at Symbiosis School for Liberal Arts, he started a sports magazine for the college called the Overtime Tribune and hosted the Overtime Tribune Podcast until he graduated.

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