Tiger Woods pleads not guilty to DUI through his lawyer as he skips court appearance two months after being found asleep at the wheel

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Tiger Woods has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge, two months after being found asleep at the wheel of his car in Jupiter, Florida.

The golfer skipped court on Wednesday morning, instead entering his plea through his lawyer Douglas Duncan.

Part - Plea - Deal - Prosecutors - Woods

It was part of a plea deal with prosecutors which requires Woods, 41, to enter a diversion program in October.

Woods was arrested on May 29 at 2am after being found asleep at the wheel of his parked Mercedez-Benz.

Car - String - Field - Sobriety - Tests

After stepping out of the car, he failed a string of field sobriety tests and could barely speak despite the fact he had no alcohol in his system at the time.

He later admitted to taking prescription painkillers and has since completed a rehabilitation program to help him address how he uses pain medication.

July - Statement - Out - State - Program

In July, he tweeted the following statement: 'I recently completed an out of state private intensive program.

'I will continue to tackle this going forward with my doctors, family and friends. I am so very thankful for all of the support I’ve received.'

Golfer - Lawyer - Media - Outlets - Wednesday

The golfer's lawyer previously told media outlets he would not be attending Wednesday's hearing.

Woods' car was...
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