Tiger Woods Arrested on Suspicion of DUI

Tiger Woods DUI
Courtesy of Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATED 5/30: Tiger Woods was reportedly asleep at the wheel when police pulled him over and filed an arrest on Monday, according to the police acquired by TMZ.

While the golfer was arrested under suspicion of a DUI, Woods said in a statement to TMZ that he had an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. “I didn’t realize the mix of medications affected me so strongly,” he said.

ORIGINAL: Tiger Woods was arrested in Jupiter, Fla. on Monday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to public jail records.

Woods was booked into the Palm Beach County Jail early Monday morning after he was arrested by police, and was released at 10:50 a.m. ET. Woods owns a home on Jupiter Island.

The PGA legend hasn’t played competitively since February when he was forced to pull out of the Dubai Desert Classic. Woods has undergone multiple back surgeries in recent years, including a fusion surgery last month.

Woods wrote in a recent blog post about his recovery process. “As for returning to competitive golf, the long-term prognosis is positive,” he wrote. “It’s just a matter of not screwing up and letting it fuse.”

He added, “But, I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again.”

After turning pro at age 20 in 1996, Woods went on to become one of the most successful and recognizable golfers of all time. He is also annually listed among the highest paid athletes thanks to endorsement deals with brands including Nike and, more recently, TaylorMade.

Woods took leave from professional gold for several months in late 2009 and 2010 after admitting to infidelity. The scandal became a tabloid fixture, and he and his wife Elin Nordegren eventually divorced.

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  1. Toni says:

    Why didn’t the cops just take him home.
    Make him hire a chauffeur.

    • Sam says:

      He should have a chauffeur for years since he started having medical issues.
      What kind of wife let’s her husband drive when he has medical issues and he can afford a chauffeur.

  2. heyitsron says:

    Ok. Elin. What do YOU think of this? C’mon and tell us. SSDD? Yes we’re 3 months shy of 7 years since the split. And the man up there in that photo appears to have hit rock bottom. Yes, Elin, I know. We aren’t in the hippie days anymore. You girls no longer share, do you? Not in the 21st Century.

  3. he does not look like a decent man who had a few drinks, it more like some serious buzz was pumped in

  4. Occultology says:

    He sure looks fused, alright.

    • iginictrunk says:

      Is anyone else sick of Tiger Woods? He’s a has-been.

      WHY does the media continue to promote every little nit picky thing this guy does? Thousands of people got DUI’s this weekend, I don’t care about Tiger. He’s old news. Why doesn’t the media try to not say a word about any of him for a whole year just to see what happens? Im sure the earth wont burst into flames But i Could be wrong?

      These sports celebs all live in their own little bubble and could care less about the common folk. None of them understand the true face of struggling Americans.

      We don’t care about Tiger’s Lamborghini’s or DUI’s. We are struggling to pay taxes, rent, healthcare, etc. Health insurance is unaffordable (mine is 700 bucks a month… contrast this to my $24/month auto insurance from Insurance Panda… or my $11/month life insurance). Two thirds of young adults have student loans to which they cannot pay back due to lack of good jobs in the community.

      Can someone make an app like AdBlock but call it TigerBlock so that I don’t ever have to see anything about this man again?

      Seriously. I’ll even pay for a copy.

  5. Jimmy Green says:

    He looks like Homer Simpson.

    • Louise_1 says:

      I agree with you, this isnt news. And what about Beyonce and her Jay Z twins. Its ridiculous. She isn’t the only nut case to ever be pregnant.

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