Rory McIlroy believes thoughts of Tiger Woods resuming his career following his horrifying car accident should not be “even on the map at this point”.
Woods underwent surgery on significant injuries to his right leg after the single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.
A statement on his website said the 15-time major winner was “responsive and recovering in his hospital room” following the operation where open fractures to his tibia and fibula and further injuries to his foot and ankle were stabilised with the insertion of a rod, screws and pins.
The severity of the injuries has inevitability raised questions about whether Woods will be able to return to competitive action, but McIlroy’s concerns lay elsewhere.
Asked if Woods, who was already sidelined following a fifth back operation, could recover, McIlroy said: “He’s not Superman, he’s a human being at the end of the day and he’s already been…
— to www.bt.com