Tiger Woods was arrested on DUI charges in Florida
Updated at 8:04 p.m. ET to include a statement from Tiger Woods.
Tiger Woods was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Monday morning.
The famous golfer was booked at 3 a.m. local time in Jupiter, Florida, where Woods owns a home. He was released around 10:50 a.m., according to the local NBC News affiliate.
“I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved,” Woods said in a statement, according to USA Today golf reporter Steve DiMeglio.
“What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly.”
Woods, 41, hasn’t won a major golf title since 2008. He had recently undergone back surgery and was focusing on rehabbing, reported CNN.
Mashable reached out to the Jupiter Police Department and will update the story as more details are released.