On Memorial Day (May 2017), ace golfer Tiger Woods was arrested on the suspicion of ‘Driving Under the Influence’. The 41-year old golfer Woods was found unconscious at the side of the road in his 2015 model Mercedes-Benz.
When found, he was found asleep on the wheel with the engine running, brake lights on and right signal indicator on. Woods was immediately arrested on the basis of DUI but according to reports, he was very co-operative.
In recent findings, it is known that there were five different drugs found in his body at the time he was arrested, treating a back problem along with pain and anxiety medications.
A recent test revealed hydrocodone and hydromorphone, which are pain medicines; alprazolam, an anxiety and panic medicine; zolpidem, a medicine prescribed for insomnia (sleeping tablets); and remains of alprazolam and THC, an ingredient found in marijuana.
The star player was a world champion for a very long time, having won 14 major championships, which is second to only Jack Nicklaus. Later in June, Woods also took to Twitter to reveal that he has been receiving help in order to better manage his medication:
— Tiger Woods (@TigerWoods) June 19, 2017
He withdrew from the Dubai Desert Classic tournament held in Dubai in February this year, citing back spasms. Since then, he hasn’t returned to professional golf and it may certainly be a while before he gets back again.
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