MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT TEES OFF TODAY. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
Since 1976, the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio has attracted the most skilled professional golfers and loyal golf fans. This year, Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, Rory Mcllroy, Rickie Fowler, among other pros will compete for a purse of millions of dollars. Fans will flock to the Muirfield Village Golf Club to cheer on their favorite golfers. The tournament begins Thursday, May 31, 2018 and ends June 3, 2018.
In addition to watching at the tournament, sports bars throughout the Franklin County area will be packed with fans cheering on their favorite players. Golf fans who plan on enjoying a few adult beverages at or around the tournament need to have a plan to get home safely.
Law enforcement agencies throughout the central Ohio area will be working overtime to saturate the Muirfield Village area. The geographic location of Muirfield Village is within the patrol limits of multiple law enforcement agencies: Ohio State Highway Patrol, Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Union County Sheriff's Office, Dublin Police, Columbus Police, Powell Police, Shawnee Hills Police, among many others. You can count on police stepping up their efforts to take impaired drivers off the road this weekend.
Remember these tips to get home safely:
- Enjoy alcohol responsibly. Even though you may think that you're "okay" to drive, chances are you're probably not. Estimate your BAC with this BAC calculator.***
- Designate a sober driver in advance.
- Take advantage of Uber's discount for the Memorial Tournament!
- Taxi's are still a thing. Try Yellow Cab or Blue Cab.
- If you are pulled over, be courteous to the police officer, but don't incriminate yourself.
- If you are pulled over and charged with DUI / OVI, call The Stavroff Law Firm immediately.
Enjoy the Memorial Tournament and be safe. Call The Stavroff Law Firm at 614.817.1660.
*** This BAC calculator is merely an estimate and should not be used to scientifically determine the concentration of alcohol in one's system.