Tiger Woods set to enter plea bargain for DUI arrest; hearing rescheduled for Friday

Hearing to occur Friday afternoon
Posted at 8:34 AM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 11:22:08-04

The diversion program for intoxicated drivers that Tiger Woods is expected to enter is one of several across the country aimed at dropping the number of repeat offenders while helping reduce the backlog of court cases.

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The 41-year-old superstar golfer is scheduled to plead guilty to reckless driving at a Friday afternoon court hearing in Palm Beach Gardens.

The hearing was originally scheduled to occur Wednesday morning. 

In the diversion program, Woods will spend a year on probation, pay a $250 fine and attend DUI school along with other conditions.

Woods was arrested May 29 when officers found him unconscious in his parked Mercedes-Benz.

A toxicology report showed he had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers, a sleep drug and an anti-anxiety drug but no alcohol in his system. will stream the hearing, which is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. Friday.