More than fifteen hours after his arrest on charges of DUI, Tiger Woods has issued a statement which attributes his actions to prescribed medication, not alcohol.
“I understand the severity of what I did and take full responsibility for my actions,” he said. “I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications. I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly.”
But Woods didn’t shy away from any responsibility and issued an apology.
“I would like to apologize with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans. I expect more from myself, too,” he said. “I will do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again.
“I fully cooperated with law enforcement, and I would like to personally thank the representatives of the Jupiter Police Department and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office for their professionalism.”
We will update the story as more information becomes available.