Tiger Woods on rehab: 'More painful than anything I have ever experienced'

Tiger Woods. (John Minchillo/AP)

Tiger Woods describes his current rehab from serious leg injuries he suffered in a Los Angeles car crash this past February as "an entirely different animal."

"I understand more of the rehab processes because of my past injuries," Woods told Golf Digest in an interview published on Thursday. "But this was more painful than anything I have ever experienced."

Woods required multiple surgeries on his right leg after crashing the Genesis SUV he was driving on the morning of Feb. 23 in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department revealed in early April that excessive speed was the cause of the crash.

The 45-year-old Woods has been rehabbing at his home in South Florida since mid-March and told Golf Digest he had no current comment on his hopes of returning to professional golf.

"My physical therapy has been keeping me busy," Woods said. "I do my routines every day and am focused on my No. 1 goal right now: walking on my own. Taking it one step at a time."

Woods also expressed his gratitude for the amount of support he's had since the car crash and says it's "helped tremendously."

"It’s been incredible," Woods commented. "I have had so much support from people both inside and outside of golf which means so much to me and has helped tremendously."

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