Tiger Woods' Girlfriend Erica Herman Visits Him at the Hospital after His Horrific Car Crash

Kareena Koirala
Feb 25, 2021
12:15 P.M.
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Tiger Woods' girlfriend Erica Herman visited him in the hospital, where he is recovering after a life-threatening car crash that left him with serious injuries.  

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While Tiger Woods recovers from severe injuries in the aftermath of a deadly car crash, his girlfriend is making sure he gets all the love by visiting him. 

Erica Herman stopped by the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in West Carson to see Woods, as per TMZ. She was accompanied by his caddie, Joe LaCava. 

Tiger Woods' reaction after chipping in from the bunker on the third hole during the final round of The PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass on March 17, 2019. | Source: Getty Images

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Herman wore a mask as she headed in with LaCava by her side. Dressed in stone-washed jeans and a basic white tee with a tie-dyed jacket, she carried a paper cup and a backpack.

The golfing royalty was rushed to the hospital following the car crash in Los Angeles. He had to be extricated from his SUV and suffered open fractures in two bones. 

Tiger Woods and his girlfriend, Erica Herman, pose on the red carpet during the Presidents Cup Gala prior to Presidents Cup at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club on December 10, 2019, in Melbourne, Australia. | Source: Getty Images

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Woods' ankle was shattered, and he required screws and pins to stabilize the bones of his legs. A deputy from the LA County Sheriff's Department, Carlos Gonzalez, said he was lucky to be alive. 

Herman gets along pretty well with his ex-wife, Elin Nordegren.

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When Gonzalez and his team found him, Woods was calm and lucid. He was wearing his seatbelt, which Gonzalez believes saved his life. No charges have been filed against Woods. 

Woods was driving his Genesis SUV by himself and was believed to be driving at a high rate of speed. Authorities found no indications of braking or skid marks.

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Woods and Herman started dating in 2017. Herman used to manage one of the golfing legend's restaurants in Florida. In January, a source told People that the couple had been getting more serious. 

"They live together at his house now."

The source also revealed Herman gets along pretty well with his ex-wife, Elin Nordegren. The ladies reportedly have a friendly relationship, and Nordegren is happy for her ex. 

The source further shared how Nordegren and Woods do a great job of co-parenting. The duo got divorced in 2010 after hitting a rough patch due to a scandal. 

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