Tiger Woods arrested for DUI in Florida: Sheriff’s Office

Posted at 11:35 AM, May 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 11:57:39-04

JUPITER, Fla. — World-famous golfer Tiger Woods was arrested on Memorial Day for allegedly driving under the influence in Jupiter.

Tiger Woods was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence on May 29, 2017. (Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office)

Eldrick Woods, the golfer’s birth name, is listed as being arrested Monday morning for DUI, according to Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office records.

A mug shot was later released showing Woods.

Sheriff’s officials did not indicate if Woods was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Local media reports he was arrested around 3 a.m. on Military Trail South of Indian Creek Parkway, local TV station WPTV reports.

He was released around 10:50 a.m. on his own recognizance, records indicate.

The 10-time major golf champion bought an oceanfront estate on Jupiter Island, Florida in 2006, the New York Times reported at the time.

The $40 million purchase was a record, at the time, for the “most expensive ZIP code, a title dubbed by Forbes magazine.