Adam Scott, the previous world No 1 mentioned: “It’s sickening. He’s our hero out right here. You assume guys like Tiger and Kobe Bryant are untouchable, however they’re not. I simply hope he’s all proper.”
Jack Nicklaus, who’s the one participant in historical past to have received extra main tournaments than Woods, mentioned: “Please be part of us in wishing Tiger a profitable surgical procedure and all one of the best for a full restoration.”
“Our ideas are with Tiger and his household at the moment,” the R&A mentioned.
There have been messages of assist from past the golf world. Donald Trump, the former US president who has performed golf with Woods and awarded him the Medal of Freedom in 2019, mentioned: “Get nicely quickly, Tiger. You’re a true champion!”
Woods’ former girlfriend, Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn, tweeted: “Praying for TW”.
The PGA Tour mentioned in an announcement: “On behalf of the PGA TOUR and our gamers, Tiger is in our prayers and could have our full assist as he recovers.”
America’s sporting greats have been tweeting messages of assist, together with boxer Mike Tyson and basketball legend Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson.