Five Drugs In Tiger Woods' System On Night Of Arrest

Woods was found with five drugs in his system on the night of his DUI arrest

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A urine test showed that the 14-time major winner had five drugs in his system after his DUI arrest

Five Drugs In Tiger Woods' System On Night Of Arrest

A toxology report has revealed that Tiger Woods' system contained five drugs on the night of his DUI arrest.

Woods last week pleaded guilty to reckless driving and will begin a program that allows him to have his record wiped clean if completed.

The active criminal investigation is now over, and therefore the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office have made the toxicology results available, and a copy was obtained by ESPN.

The 14-time major winner was arrested in the early hours of May 29th after being found asleep at the wheel on the side of the road.

He denied alcohol was involved and said it was down to "an unexpected reaction to prescribed medication".

The five drugs in Woods' system were:

Vicodin - A generic painkiller

Dilaudid - A stronger painkiller

Xanax - A mood and sleep drug

Ambien - A sleep drug known as Zolpidem

THC - A chemical ingredient in marijuana

Woods has since completed a programme to manage his medications after it was speculated that he was addicted to his painkillers.

He revealed on Monday in a statement through a spokesman that he has also been suffering with insomnia.

"As I previously said, I received professional help to manage my medications.

"Recently, I had been trying on my own to treat my back pain and a sleep disorder, including insomnia, but I realise now it was a mistake to do this without medical assistance.

"I am continuing to work with my doctors, and they feel I've made significant progress.

"I remain grateful for the amazing support that I continue to receive and for the family and friends that are assisting me."

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On the day of the toxology report leak, Woods posted a picture on social media of him and USPGA Champion Justin Thomas with the Wanamaker Trophy at a dinner with Thomas' family and friends.

This follows recent images of Woods with Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, and one of him lobster fishing with his children.

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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