Completed: By Tiger Woods, his one-year probation for a plea deal in connection with a DUI arrest May 29, 2017, in Jupiter, Fla., according to a south Florida TV report. WPTV in West Palm Beach, Fla., reported that Woods completed the conditions of his pretrial-diversion program one month early: $250 fine and court costs; DUI school; and substance-abuse evaluation and treatment. Woods, 42, was found unconscious behind the wheel of his parked and damaged Mercedes-Benz in Jupiter, where he lives. A toxicology report later listed five drugs in his system: the painkillers Vicodin and Dilaudid, sleep aids Xanax and Ambien plus THC, the active ingredient in marijuana. Woods had undergone a fourth back surgery in April. Since returning to competition, Woods has soared to No. 21 in the Official World Golf Ranking and won a captain’s pick for next week’s Ryder Cup.
Died: James Ray “J.R.” Carpenter, a former PGA of America president, on Wednesday in Hattiesburg, Miss. He was 91 and had suffered from congestive heart failure. Carpenter, who never played golf until age 33, spent nearly 50 years as a PGA member, including 1987-88 as the association’s 25th president.