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Tour's Anti-Doping Program Revisions To Include Blood Testing; Pro Golfers On Board

Tour's Anti-Doping Program Revisions To Include Blood Testing; Pro Golfers On Board

Blood testing will be added to the PGA Tour anti-doping program as one of its regular testing protocols starting in the 2017-2018 season.

"Other sports have it, so I'm fine with it," said Justin Thomas at TPC River Highlands Tuesday. "I have no problem with the testing."

But then Thomas, who's No. 12 in the World Golf Rankings and preparing for the $6.8 million Travelers Championship that starts Thursday, stopped at the practice facility before hitting his first bag of balls on the range.

"But you know, I don't like giving blood; I never have," he said. "It's just me."

Blood testing will allow the tour to detect human...

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