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Tiger Woods watches his tee shot on the second hole of the south course during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Tiger Woods pleaded guilty to reckless driving


Updated October 27, 2017 01:39 PM EDT

Golf star Tiger Woods on Friday pleaded guilty to a charge of reckless driving to resolve a driving under the influence (DUI) case against him in Palm Beach County, Florida.

A judge told Woods that he will be on probation for 12 months, adding he could potentially receive up to 90 days in jail and a fine of up to $500 if he violates it.

Woods will also have to pay a fine of $250 in six months or less, and the professional athlete will have to complete a DUI school and 50 hours of community service.

The sports star declined to comment after entering the deal, instead leaving the the court in Palm Beach County without responding to questions from reporters about the outcome or his career.

Updated October 27, 2017 01:26 PM EDT

Golf star Tiger Woods is due in court in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on Friday to resolve a driving under the influence (DUI) case against him.

Woods, 41, is expected to plead guilty in Palm Beach County to reckless driving and agree to enter a diversion program, where he will spend a year on probation and pay a $250 fine and court costs.

The professional athlete will also be required to attend DUI school, perform 20 hours of community service, and attend a workshop where victims of impaired drivers explain how their lives were hurt.

Woods will also have to undergo regular drug tests as he was intoxicated with prescription drugs and marijuana upon his arrest earlier this year.

Police arrested Woods in May after he passed out in his Mercedes on the side of the road in Palm Beach County.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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