Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 1/30/13
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Ahead of the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Wednesday, PGA Tour veteran Vijay Singh admitted use of deer antler spray, which contains a substance banned on the Tour. Singh, who had not arrived at TPC Scottsdale when he issued a written statement, was named in a Sports Illustrated article as one of a number of athletes to have used a banned substance from a small company called S.W.A.T.S. -- Sports with Alternatives to Steroids. The statement read as follows: "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 TOUR Anti-Doping Policy. In fact, when I first received the product, I reviewed the list of ingredients and did not see any prohibited substances. I am absolutely shocked that deer antler spray may contain a banned substance and am angry that I have put myself in this position. I have been in contact with the PGA TOUR and am cooperating fully with their review of this matter. I will ...
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