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Florida cops taser drunk golf fan of Woods

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New York, May 8 (ANI): Florida cops had to taser a drunk fan of ace golfer Tiger Woods after he refused to stop his heckling during the The Players Championship.

Travis Parmelee, 36, of Jacksonville, was charged with disorderly intoxication and for resisting arrest, officials said.

Security guards at the Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, told Parmelee to stop yelling several times before calling in the sheriff, who asked his deputies to make an arrest, The Daily News reports.

Captain Dave Messenger said the officers attempted to calm Parmelee down, but when he became more combative, had to tasered him.

Captain Messenger said Parmelee had been drinking.

Meanwhile, Woods made the cut after the second round of the Players Championship, shooting a 70 the first round and a 71 the second round. He is nine strokes back from the lead. (ANI)

Story first published: Saturday, May 8, 2010, 16:47 [IST]
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