Bubba Watson wants no part of deer-antler spray. The name alone makes the Masters champion a bit squeamish.
''It sounds like something I would never want near me. ... I don't even know how you take deer-antler spray,'' Watson said Wednesday at the Phoenix Open. ''Who's the guy that thought of that? He might have been on something, too.''
A day after a Sports Illustrated article on Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis put deer-antler spray in the news at the Super Bowl, Vijay Singh admitted he used the substance.
The 49-year-old Fijian first revealed he used the spray in an interview for the Sports Illustrated story. The magazine said Singh paid one of Sports With Alternatives To Steroids' owners $9,000 last November for the spray, hologram chips and other products. The deer-antler substance contains a performance-enhancer connected to human growth hormone.
''While I have used deer-antler spray, at no time was I aware that it may contain a substance that is banned under the PGA ...