Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs our help'

Police found Woods asleep at the wheel of his running vehicle on the side of a Jupiter, Florida, road early Monday.

Woods, 41, was arrested by police near his home in Jupiter, Florida, around 3:00 am (0700 GMT) before his release later Monday after being charged with driving under the influence. Reports also stated Woods needed to be woken up by police and that the golfer said he didn't know where he was.

The police report also indicated that Woods changed his story regarding where he was coming from as well as his destination.

In a statement the golf champion released late Monday, Woods blamed his arrest on an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medication. Jupiter police said he took a breath test that showed no alcohol in his system.

In a statement, Woods said his arrest came after an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medication.

The 14-time major victor has blamed the DUI arrest near his home in Jupiter, Florida on an adverse reaction to prescription medication. I didn't realize the mix of medications affected me so strongly. "There's no hurry. But, I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again". He's struggling. He needs support from a lot of people. He needs our help.

The incident report said that officer later "again asked Woods where he was coming from, to which he stated 'Jupiter FL.' It should be noted that he was informed he was in Jupiter before he exited his auto".

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"But I'm a fan of Tiger's, I'm a friend of Tiger's, and I feel bad for him".

The 77-year-old Nicklaus conceded Woods's hyped goal of chasing down his record 18 major championships may be insurmountable.

When police administered a sobriety test and asked him if he understood the instructions to recite the alphabet, Woods replied, "Yes, recite entire national anthem backwards", the affidavit states.

The 14-time major victor is now recovering from recent back surgery and told police he was taking various different medications.

He is due for his first court appearance on July 5. I expect more from myself too. Shortly after the win, Woods announced he would undergo reconstructive ACL surgery on his left knee and would miss the rest of the PGA Tour season.

Woods wrote on his website last week that since his latest procedure he was feeling better than he had in years and remained committed to returning to competitive golf.

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