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Harold Varner III arrested for DWI in North Carolina

December 29, 2023
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Rob Carr

Harold Varner III was arrested for driving while impared on Thursday night, according to documents filed in Mecklenberg Country (N.C.) District Court.

Charlotte TV station WBTV first reported the story. Court records show the LIV golfer was put into custody around 7:30 p.m. after registering a blood/alcohol content of .16—twice the legal limit—during a breathalyzer test.

According to WBTV, the Charlotte resident was driving on Providence Road in south Charlotte "while subject to an impairing substance" when he was pulled over.

Court documents show Varner was released from Mecklenburg Jail after posting $500 bond. The 33-year-old is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 19.

The popular pro played collegiately at East Carolina and on the PGA Tour until leaving for LIV Golf in 2022. He won his first LIV event in Washington D.C. in May.

Varner finished seventh in the 2023 LIV standings as a member of Bubba Watson's RangeGoats. He was traded to Dustin Johnson's 4Aces earlier this month.