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Tiger Woods was behind the wheel of a Genesis GV80 SUV at the time of his nasty Tuesday morning car crash in California — just days after appearing at a golf tournament sponsored by the luxury auto brand.

The 45-year-old links legend rolled the SUV around 7:12 a.m. outside Los Angeles, leaving him hospitalized and in need of surgery for multiple leg injuries, officials have said.

Photos and video of the aftermath show the mangled wreck of the luxury ride, which The Los Angeles Times, citing authorities, identified as a Genesis GV80.

Genesis’ first SUV, the GV80 retails starting at $48,900, according to the manufacturer.

Woods was in California for the Genesis Invitational golf tournament, which wrapped over the weekend, and on Saturday was featured in an Instagram post by the company, beaming alongside a glimmering GV80.

“The man, the myth, the tournament host,” Genesis captioned the photo.

Tiger Woods seen on Instagram next to the Genesis GV80 he was driving at the time of the rollover accident on Feb. 23, 2021.


Tiger Woods' vehicle lies on its side in Rancho Palos Verdes in Los Angeles County after the rollover accident.

Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images

Tiger Woods was hospitalized and in need of surgery for multiple leg injuries following the rollover accident in Los Angeles County, officials said.


Tiger Woods' wrecked Genesis GV80 SUV seen after the accident on Feb. 23, 2021.


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February 23, 2021

Woods and the GV80 were pictured together in another Instagram post on Sunday, along with tournament winner Max Homa.

“Champion golfer with a champion ride,” Genesis captioned that shot. “Our Genesis Invitational champion @Max.Homa celebrates his astounding victory at The Riviera Country Club alongside tournament host @TigerWoods and Genesis Motor North America CEO Mark Del Rosso.”

It was not immediately clear whether the vehicle Woods crashed was the same one with which he posed in either photo.

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New York : Controversy continues Why didnt Tiger Woods get a blood test after his accident?

New York :

After the spectacular collision that Tiger Woods was the protagonist in Los Angeles County last Tuesday in which his leg almost had to be amputated, some doubts continue to surround the accident, for example: Why wasn’t the driver, that is, Tiger, tested for blood?

The fact is that, it just wasn’t necessary for the authority in California, since there was not nor is there a single evidence that the golfer was driving under the influence of any substance.

Tiger Woods’ Blood Sample Wasn’t Taken for Several Reasons

– TMZ (@TMZ) February 25, 2021

No traces of drugs or alcohol were found in the vehicle or of any kind of neglect that had to do with thisin fact, the police officers who first arrived at the accident area They assured that he was fully alert in the ambulance that took him to the hospital.

On the other hand, if the cops need a blood sample to check that a driver is not under the influence of any substance, a court order and probable cause are required, which did not exist in the case of the collision.

What the evidence seems to indicate is that Woods was in a rush to get to an event and was coming too fast, losing control of your vehicle in a difficult area.

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