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Legendary Golfer Tiger Woods arrested for drunk-driving

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 29 May 2017 8:15 PM GMT

Legendary Golfer Tiger Woods arrested for drunk-driving
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Washington: Legendary Golfer Tiger Woods was on Monday arrested under the charges of drunk-driving in Florida in the US, claimed police.

He, reportedly, was released on bail a few hours ago from the Palm Beach County police station. He got arrested in the Jupiter town, claimed the media reports. He, however, is yet to make any comments over the same.

According to the police record, Tiger Woods was arrested under the charge of Driving Under the Influence (DUI).

It specifies an unlawful blood alcohol level and says that he was released on his "own recognizance", meaning he promised in writing to co-operate with future legal proceedings.

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The 41-year-old golfer has been recovering from recent back surgery and last blogged about his health on May 24. He wrote that the surgery had relieved terrible pain and that he hadn't "felt this good in years".

He said the outlook for a return to competitive golf was "positive" but that he was not in a "hurry".

"I want to play professional golf again but I'm not looking ahead," he said.

"I can't twist for another two and a half to three months. Right now, my sole focus is rehab and doing what the doctors tell me. I am concentrating on short-term goals."

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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