Tiger Woods made it back.
Photos of Tiger Woods supporting his son in Florida’s junior golf tournament surfaced social media on Saturday, seven months after Woods sustained a serious leg injury in an automobile accident in Los Angeles. His son Charlie was competing at the event.
Tiger Woods (R) of the United States pulls a club from his bag next to caddie Joe LaCava (L) during a practice round prior to the 120th U.S. Open Championship on Sept. 16, 2020 at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, New York.
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One photo showed him watching his son with his girlfriend Erica Herman. The photo showed him in golf clothes and a leg brace.
Woods was last seen at the course in golf attire since the day before the accident. Woods was seen out with his girlfriend in Los Angeles, but still wearing a crutch. Woods was not seen with a crutch in photos that were shared on social media.
In this April 14, 2019, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts as he wins the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.
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He has not said whether he is aiming to return to the sport anytime soon, but U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker indicated that Woods was rehabbing for a return to competition.
“I’ve talked to Tiger a lot,” Stricker told SiriusXM Radio in September. He’s part of the Ryder Cup team. However, he will not be able be the captain’s assistant because of ongoing rehabilitation. Things are going well. He is making progress, and he is doing well. “
A crane lifts a vehicle following a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, in the Rancho Palos Verdes suburb of Los Angeles. Woods sustained leg injuries during the accident.
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Woods’ last competition was the PNC Championship with son Charlie.