Entertainment Sports Tiger Woods Thanks Golfers for Tribute at Tournament: 'You Are Truly Helping Me Get Through This' Golfers dressed in Tiger Woods' signature red shirt and black pants during the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship on Sunday By Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble Lindsay Kimble is a Senior Digital News Editor and the Sports Editor for PEOPLE Digital. She's worked at PEOPLE for over seven years as a writer, reporter and editor across our Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams, covering everything from the Super Bowl to the Met Gala. She's been nominated for the ASME NEXT Awards for Journalists Under 30, and previously wrote for Us Weekly while on staff at Wenner Media. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 28, 2021 08:33 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Tiger Woods is thanking his fellow golfers for showing him love as he recovers from a scary car accident earlier this week. On Sunday, Rory Mcllroy, Justin Thomas and several other players wore Woods' signature red shirt and black pants during the final round of the WGC-Workday Championship in Bradenton, Florida. "It is hard to explain how touching today was when I turned on the tv and saw all the red shirts," Woods, 45, tweeted on Sunday after Collin Morikawa secured victory at the tournament. "To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time." Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. According to ESPN, after Morikawa won, he discussed Woods, as well as his own late paternal grandfather, saying, "You don't get to say thank you enough. So, thank you, guys." Tiger Woods Is 'Recovering and in Good Spirits' After Undergoing 'Follow-Up Procedures' Last Tuesday, Woods was involved in a single-vehicle accident in the suburb of Rancho Palos Verdes, California. His car was traveling downhill when it struck a sign in the center divider, sheared through a tree and landed in the brush alongside the road with "major damage," according to law enforcement officials. First responders had to use tools to help extricate Woods from the vehicle, which had flipped over. Woods was transported to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he underwent emergency surgery for "significant orthopedic injuries to his right lower extremity," Dr. Anish Mahajan, the Chief Medical Officer at the hospital, said in a statement. Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai where he underwent "follow-up procedures," according to a statement shared on Woods' Twitter page on Feb. 26. Tiger Woods. Patrick Smith/Getty A source recently told PEOPLE that Woods has a "long recovery ahead" following his crash. "When he is healed enough, he will need other treatments, including physical therapy. But he is a fighter. If anyone can recover from this, it is him," the source said of Woods.