Tiger Woods says ‘alcohol was not involved’ in arrest

Tiger Woods has said that alcohol played no part in his arrest for drink driving.

Golfweek have released the statement from Tiger Woods addressing his arrest on drinking driving charges in the early hours of Monday morning in his home town of Jupiter, Florida.

“I understand the severity of what I did and take full responsibility for my actions.”

“I want the public to know that alcohol was not involved.What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications.

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LISTEN: New Australian golf podcast – Inside The Ropes

A new Australian golf podcast has been launched and you can listen to episode one now.

“Inside The Ropes” is a new podcast backed by  Golf Australia, Radio RSN and the state golf associations that will  hosted by Andy Maher and Mark Hayes. They will be joined each week by special guests to discuss golf news from the world of golf as well as highlighting great stories from golf around the Australia with a state-specific segment.

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Ernie Els calls two-shot penalty on himself after chipping in for eagle

Ernie Els has again shown why he is one of the most well-liked, honest golfers in the history of the game after calling a penalty on himself during the first round of the BMW PGA Championship.

Vintage Ernie 👌🏽 pic.twitter.com/ujekOfqZBo

— The European Tour (@EuropeanTour) May 25, 2017

After finding his ball plugged beside a bunker at the par-5 12th hole at Wentworth Golf Club, Ernie Els asked playing partners if he could mark and check to make sure it was his ball.

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WIN: Count the number of tees to win a new Bushnell Pro X2 laser rangefinder!

Bushnell Golf have released the new Pro X2 laser rangefinder and we have one to give away if you can count the right number of tees that fall into the bowl.

———————-  THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED  ———————-

We have a WINNER!

We had two correct entries that guessed that 93 tees fell into the bowl in the video below!

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Minjee Lee DQ’d for not signing scorecard

After a double-bogey finish to the Kingsmill Championship, Minjee Lee left the scorers tent without signing her scorecard.

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We occasionally hear of professional golfers signing for an incorrect scorecard but we don’t usually hear of someone not signing the card at all. But unfortunately this is exactly what Australian golfer Minjee Lee did over the weekend.

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Watch Jason Day make a great birdie from the cart path

Jason Day’s opening round at the AT&T Byron Nelson included a birdie from the cart path and an unlucky bounce off the flagstick.

Jason Day had an up-and-down opening round of the AT&T Byron Nelson this morning. Finishing with a 2-under par 68, Day is still searching for consistency as his round included an eagle, four birdies and three bogeys to find himself just four behind leaders Ricky Barnes and James Hahn.

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