Legendary golf player Tiger Woods, who was apprehended for Driving Under the Influence in Florida on Monday, blamed the event on an unfavorable response to recommended medications.
In a declaration launched on Monday night, Woods stated that alcohol wasn’t associated with the arrest which he had an unpredicted response to recommended medications.
“I comprehend the seriousness of exactly what I did and I take complete duty for my actions, Woods stated. I desire the general public to understand that alcohol was not included. Exactly what took place was an unanticipated response to recommended medications. I didn’t recognize the mix of medications had actually impacted me so highly, he stated.
I want to ask forgiveness with all my heart to my household, buddies and the fans. I anticipate more from myself too. I will do whatever in my power to guarantee this never ever occurs once again. I completely complied with police, and I wish to personally thank the agents of the Jupiter Police Department and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s workplace for their professionalism.”
Woods, a Jupiter homeowner, was collared at 3 a.m. Monday, inning accordance with WPTV . The golf player was scheduled into a county prison under his birth name Eldrick Woods, inning accordance with the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office’s site.
Woods, 41, was accuseded of DUI and launched on his own recognizance about 10:50 a.m.
The golf enthusiast has actually been surviving on Jupiter Island considering that 2006 after purchasing a $40 million estate there, The New York Times reported.
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Woods has actually won 14 significant competitions and ranks 2nd with his 79 profession success on the PGA Tour.
His efforts to jump-start his profession once again after being hindered by persistent injuries has actually been not successful. He has actually not bet 4 months and is out for the remainder of the season while he recuperates from his 4th back surgical treatment.
In an upgrade Friday on his site, Woods stated last month’s surgical treatment to fuse disks in his lower back offered immediate relief and he hasn’t “felt this excellent in years.”
Woods’ very first significant scandal occurred the day after Thanksgiving in 2009 when he was hurt in an auto accident in front of his Orlando, Florida house. Days later on, reports emerged that Woods cheated on his then-wife Elin Nordegren with lots of ladies throughout their five-year marital relationship. The couple got separated in 2010.
The Associated Press added to this report.