Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/10/13
More than a week has passed since the startling revelation that Vijay Singh took a substance prohibited under the PGA Tour anti-doping program. Many tour observers wonder how Singh, who has won 34 Tour events in a Hall of Fame career, could be competing this week at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am after such a turn of events. The Singh case likely is the first time a player has openly admitted potentially violating the tour's anti-doping program. It certainly is the first time the tour has had to deal with such a public admission by a prominent player. The anti-doping program, in force since 2008, includes policies and procedures for tour officials to follow and avoid any rush to judgment. Those procedures generally are outlined in the program beginning with a positive test. In Singh's case, no test was even administered. It stems from a Feb. 4 Sports Illustrated article that discloses Singh had used deer-antler spray, which contains insulin-like Growth Factor-1, known as IGF-1, ...
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