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Drug testing a necessary decision by PGA Tour

Golfers usually aren't the first ones to spring to mind when you think of users of performance-enhancing drugs. So is the PGA Tour doing the right thing by starting testing? Our experts give their takes in this week's edition of Fact or Fiction.

Originally Published: July 1, 2008
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While no one playing on the PGA Tour will get mistaken for an offensive lineman in the NFL anytime soon, the world's top players will begin getting randomly tested for performance-enhancing substances and other drugs this week at the AT&T National.

No one (Gary Player notwithstanding) seems to think PEDs are an issue for today's professional golfers. But what about the future? Is the PGA Tour trying to be proactive instead of reactive like other major sports?

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