Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods' DUI arrest: 'He's struggling'

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The report also repeats what was in the documents from the Post this morning: Woods said he hadn't consumed alcohol but had taken medication. Police say golf great Tiger Woods has been arrested on a DUI charge in Florida.The Palm Be.

"I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved", Woods said in a statement.

A Jupiter police officer said he found Woods' 2015 black Mercedes-Benz stopped in a roadway in the right lane and the golfer buckled in the driver's seat. While speaking with Woods I observed his slow mumbled and slurred speech.

Woods had stated not too long before his arrest that he is feeling better about himself and his body and that he is aiming to get back into golfing in the future.

There were, of course, some people who came to Woods' defense.

"What you are witnessing right now before your very eyes is not just an individual who has fallen from grace, it's an individual that finds it very hard to look himself in the mirror, because he knows he got busted by the entire world for being the liar and the phony that he was at that particular moment in time", Smith said. Until then, it's a good time to ask America what it wants to give Woods more: sympathy or sarcasm?

Woods remains a favorite among players young and old.

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"I understand when a guy is hurting as bad as he was and probably is, that he went and did what he did", Nicklaus said. I asked Woods if he knew where he was at to which he stated he had no idea.

Woods, in a statement Monday night, blamed the incident on "an unexpected reaction to prescription medications".

Mark Steinberg, Woods's longtime agent, would not say Monday evening whether the mix of medications Woods cited was related to his back problems. I identified myself as Ofc. He promised to do everything in his power to ensure it never happens again.

His police report, obtained and published by several media outlets, said Woods was "co-operative" and "confused". Shortly after his victory, Woods announced he would undergo reconstructive ACL surgery on his left knee and would miss the rest of the PGA Tour season. It should be noted that Woods was swaying and was using his arms to balance. His career has recently been set back by physical injuries, and he has not won a major title since June 2008.

He pulled out of the Dubai Desert Classic in February after just one round because of back pain and hasn't played in a tournament since. He didn't follow the light with his eyes, sometimes just closing them, and he "was not following directions to place his feet together with his heel touching and toes touching", the report said.

Woods, whose current sponsors include Nike, Bridgestone, Hero, Kowa, Upper Deck, and Monster Energy was ranked 12th on Forbes' list of the highest-paid athletes in 2016, with total earnings of $45.3 million, despite missing much of the year recovering from back surgery.