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Female Pro Golfer


With NFL Star in Passenger Seat

3/7/2012 2:00 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Rachel Connor mug shot
Retired NFL star Eddie George was sitting in the passenger seat ... when pro golfer Rachel Connor was busted for drunk driving in Florida early this morning ... TMZ has learned.

Connor -- a 21-year-old British golf pro -- was pulled over at 2:21 AM in Sarasota, Florida ... after cops say they noticed her speeding and weaving in her lane.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ ... cops smelled booze when they approached the vehicle ... and Connor admitted to drinking 2 vodka cranberries earlier in the evening.

Cops noticed a man in the passenger seat ... who was identified as 38-year-old Eddie George ... former NFL star and Heisman Trophy winner.

According to the report, Connor was given a breathalyzer test and blew a .133 and a .137 ... way over the legal limit, .08. Cops say she had trouble walking straight and couldn't count in numerical order.

According to the report, Cops asked Rachel if she could turn back the clock and change any of her decisions what would it be? ... And Rachel responded, she would have decided "not to drive."

Hours before the arrest, Connor tweeted a photo of Eddie on the golf course ... and another photo of herself and Eddie posing together at an event.

Rachel Connor tweeted a photo of Eddie George on the golf course
For the record -- Eddie was NOT arrested. We're told he took a cab home after the incident. 

We called reps for both Eddie and Rachel -- so far, no response.


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what?! you say you want to be famous? well, HERE'S your dui! thanks for playing. see ya when your career starts to ebb.

957 days ago


I wonder if Eddie George is like that buff black guy from "White Chicks" ?

957 days ago


Another ugly platinum blonde looking for fame and fortune that is a shocker! Typical british woman not attractive at all.

957 days ago


Damn Eddie, Your former teammate, Steve McNair, was in the passenger seat with a woman not his wife when she was busted for a DUI. One week later both were dead in a murder suicide. The parallels are scary. Watch yourself Eddie!!!!

957 days ago

wayne capinegro    

She's probably one of the very few straight female golfers.

957 days ago


I would love to see the videos of her and the brothers taht are nailin her to the floor and you know they out there so come on baby let em loose get famous the trshy way.

957 days ago


He is a dumbass these men nowadays smh

957 days ago


I enjoy reading your coverage of what's going on with the "beautiful people" on such a timely basis.

957 days ago


"nothing good happens after midnight" or "nothing good happens after 2am"
I do believe men and women can be friends but when there's alcohol involved in the late night to early morning, something just isn't right. Why was he riding in a car with a drunk girl? Why wasn't he driving? Why not take a cab? Too many questions about both of their bad judgement.

957 days ago


I guess he didn't learn from his old quarterback who get killed by a 21 year old.

957 days ago

Michelle West    

What the Hell was Eddie George doing out at 2 in the morning any way with out his wife and why wasn't she Taj with him and last is this the first incident.

940 days ago


Hey eddie way to let the GIRL take the dui and your drunk ass gets off scott free. Oh and Steve mcnair called for you Eddie....he wants his "I let the girl get the dui while I call a cab after the arrest" playbook back

919 days ago
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