Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Taylor Byrd
June 5, 2017

Dash-cam footage released Wednesday showed the golf star wobbling around and slurring his words as he attempted to follow officers' instructions.

After playing in an unofficial event in December, Woods missed the cut in January at the Farmers Insurance Open and withdrew after one round of a tournament in Dubai in February. He was able to properly state his name, height, weight, hair color - an officer chuckled when Woods stated "mostly brown and fading" - and his eye color.

The two-time major champion, visibly perturbed, posted a two-minute video imploring support for the embattled golfer, whose DUI arrest and subsequently released police video has been making the rounds on the internet.

In the video a barefooted Woods slumps in a plastic chair before he gets up slowly and walks unsteadily to the testing machine.

In the footage released Friday by the Jupiter Police Department, Woods appears to be having a hard time with the device, which determines the amount of alcohol in a person's body by analyzing a puff of their breath. His auto was found on the side of a roadway early Monday, and he was "asleep at the wheel and had to be woken up".

Woods, 41, was under the influence of prescription medication, telling officers he had taken two painkillers, Vicodin and Turix, and possibly an anti-depressant.

Woods has not played professionally in months while recovering from back injuries.

Former world No. 1 Martin Kaymer on Thursday hit out at the "nasty and disrespectful" reaction to Woods' arrest. He also thanked local law enforcement for their "professionalism" in handling the incident.

The golfer apologized and took responsibility for his actions, vowing to "do everything in my power to ensure this never happens again". "I didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly".

"I would like to apologise with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans".

"I expect more from myself, too", he added.

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