Sports: Tiger Woods blames DUI arrest on an 'unexpected reaction to prescribed medications'
Golf legend Tiger Woods was reportedly arrested for driving under the influence on Monday in Florida.
Woods, a resident of Jupiter Island, Florida, was was arrested at 3 a.m. Monday morning, according to the reports.
In a statement on Monday night, Woods asserted that "alcohol was not involved," and that his arrest was due to an "unexpected reaction to prescribed medications."
Woods acknowledged the severity of his actions, took responsibility for his actions, and apologized in the statement. Woods also thanked the authorities involved in his arrest for their professionalism.
WPTV reported that Woods, 41, was released from custody at 10:50 a.m., citing Palm Beach County Jail records.
"It has been just over a month since I underwent fusion surgery on my back, and it is hard to express how much better I feel," Woods wrote on his website. "It was instant nerve relief. I haven’t felt this good in years."
Woods' season came to an abrupt halt in February, when he withdrew from a tournament in Dubai after the first round.
"I expect more from myself too," said Woods of his arrest. "I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again."
Here's Woods' mug shot from Monday's arrest: