Tiger Woods says he completed 'private intensive program' out of state

After announcing a few weeks ago that he was "receiving professional help" to manage his medications and how he deals with pain, Tiger Woods offered up an update on his status on Monday. 

"I recently completed an out of state private intensive program," Woods wrote on Twitter. "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."

Woods was arrested on Memorial Day earlier this year for DUI, and it was reported that he was on multiple pain medications at the time.

Obviously there is a long way to go in this story, but it's good to see Woods progressing forward as he deals with what appears to be a prescription medication issue. Golf is about the last thing he should be thinking about right now as he continues to rehabilitate his back after a spinal fusion surgery and tries to get his medication issues under control.

Woods has not played professionally since withdrawing from a tournament in Dubai in February.

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Kyle Porter began his sports writing career with CBS Sports in 2012. He covers golf, writes poetry about Rory McIlroy's swing, stays ready on Tiger watch and loves the Masters more than anyone you know.... Full Bio

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