Doctor provides expected recovery timeline for Tiger Woods
Apparently Tiger's rehabilitation could take up to a year. Danielle Parhizkaran-USA TODAY Sports

Doctor provides expected recovery timeline for Tiger Woods

Golf star Tiger Woods underwent surgery on his legs this week after a rollover car crash in California left him with serious injuries on Tuesday. On Saturday, we received a little more information about how long it could take him to recover. 

According to a doctor and injury analyst for Fox Sports, Woods is expected to be rehabilitating for eight-to-12 months. He could be back sooner if he doesn't need additional surgery. 

Woods had a rod, pins and screws inserted into his leg at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center before being transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for ongoing orthopedic rehabilitation. 

The 45-year-old is "in good spirits," according to a statement released by his official Twitter account on Friday. It's unclear if he'll return to golf. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Bridgewater State University and currently is in pursuit of her Master's Degree in Journalism from Northeastern University. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90.

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