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.”
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Steve DiMeglio (@Steve_DiMeglio) May 29, 2017
Woods, 41, hasn’t won a major golf title since 2008. He had recently undergone back surgery and was focusing on rehabbing, reported CNN.
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Chuck (@CNNEditorChuck) May 29, 2017
Mashable reached out to the Jupiter Police Department and will update the story as more details are released.
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