Rory McIlroy has revealed that Tiger Woods is “doing higher” – and in addition doling out criticism – as he recovers in hospital from severe leg accidents suffered in a automotive accident.
Woods underwent surgical procedure on open fractures to his decrease proper leg and additional accidents to his foot and ankle following a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles on February 23.
“I’ve spoken to him just a little bit,” McIlroy mentioned in an interview on The Tonight Present with Jimmy Fallon.
“He’s doing higher. I believe all the fellows have reached out to him and hopefully if issues go properly over the following week or so he would possibly have the ability to get house and begin to recuperate at house, which might be nice for him, see his children, see his household.
“He’s doing higher and simply I believe all of us are wishing him a speedy restoration at this level.”
McIlroy was among the many gamers who Woods thanked for the “touching” gesture of sporting his signature crimson and black for the ultimate spherical of the WGC-Workday Championship, 5 days after the 45-year-old’s accident.
However McIlroy additionally revealed that Woods has not been afraid to present his ideas on the Northern Irishman’s current type, together with a closing spherical of 76 within the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
“He textual content me some phrases of encouragement earlier than the ultimate spherical of Bay Hill on Sunday and issues didn’t fairly go to plan and he was the primary one to textual content me and be like ‘What’s occurring right here?’” McIlroy added.
“So even from the hospital mattress he’s nonetheless giving me some warmth.”