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Tiger Woods (Getty Images)
Tiger Woods (Getty Images)

Washington - Golf superstar Tiger Woods was charged with driving under the influence by police in Florida on Monday, dealing a fresh blow to the former world number one as he struggles to resurrect his career.

The 14-time major champion was booked into the Palm Beach County jail at 7:18 am (1118 GMT) after he was arrested by police in the early hours of Monday near his home in Jupiter, Florida.

He was released at 10:50 am according to police records, with a mugshot posted online showing the golfer looking bleary-eyed and unshaven.

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