“I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved. What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications,” he said.
“I didn’t realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly.”
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Woods, 41, lives in southern Florida and at the time of arrest he wasn’t far from his home.
Last month, Woods underwent a spinal fusion surgery that “went well.” It’ll take the golf legend about six months to recuperate, and he won’t be able to participate in any major golf competition for at least another year.
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