Tiger Woods was behind the wheel of an Genesis GV80 SUV at the time of his car accident on Tuesday morning in California – just days after appearing in a golf tournament sponsored by the luxury auto brand.
Authorities have said 45-year-old Link Legend rolled out the SUV around 7:12 am outside Los Angeles, and required surgery for multiple leg injuries.
Subsequent photos and videos show the wreckage of the luxury ride, which the Los Angeles Times quoted officials as saying, Identified as a Genesis GV80.
Genesis’ first SUV, the GV80 starts at $ 48,900, According to the manufacturer
Woods was in California for the Genesis Invitational Golf Tournament, which wrapped up over the weekend, and was featured in an Instagram post by the company on Saturday, with an eye-catching flicker GV80.
“Man, myth, tournament hosting,” Genesis captioned the photo.
“Champion the golfer with a champion ride,” Genesis captioned that shot. “Our Origin Invitation Champion @ Max.Homa Celebrate their stunning victory at the Riviera Country Club with tournament hosting @Tiger Woods And Mark Del Rosso, CEO of Genesis Motor North America. “
It was not immediately clear whether Woods, the crashed vehicle, was the same with whom he posed in any of the photographs.