Tiger Woods moved to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, has follow-up procedures

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LOS ANGELES – Tiger Woods has been transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center officials announced late Thursday.

Woods' team then provided an update on Friday night, announcing that Woods had "follow-up procedures" on his injuries on Friday morning. It did not disclose specifics.

"The procedures were successful, and he is now recovering and in good spirits," the statement read. "Tiger and his family want to thank you for all the wonderful support and messages they have received over the past few days. We will not have any further updates at this time."

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Woods had been at Harbor-UCLA Medical, a level 1 trauma center, following a single-vehicle crash Tuesday that required extensive surgery on his right leg.

“[Woods] was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for continuing orthopedic care and recovery,” the statement from Dr. Anish Mahajan, the interim CEO/CMO at Harbor-UCLA, read. “On behalf of our staff, it was an honor to provide orthopedic care to one of our generation’s greatest athletes.”

Dr. John Torres explains Tiger Woods' surgery and possible recovery

Woods underwent surgery for “significant” injuries to his right leg including fractures to the upper and lower portions of the tibia and fibula. The surgeries included inserting a rod into the tibia as well as pins and screws into his ankle.

According to various experts, Woods will likely need at least a week to recover before he’s able to travel home to South Florida.