Pro gets drug tested by the PGA Tour because they can’t believe he’s finally broken 80

Steven Bowditch is a very popular professional golfer, and until this year, was a successful member of the PGA Tour. Last year he won the AT&T Byron Nelson to bring his professional tally to 7 wins (2 on the PGA Tour), almost breaking into the world’s top 50.

Steve Bowditch is errant off the tee:


Sadly, the affable Aussie has been in a deep rut all season – and by rut I mean crevasse. 18 tournaments, 10 missed cuts and a highest finish of T22 would severely affect the morale of most professionals, but not Bowdo. Faced with poor round after poor round, he copes with his frustration by satirising his performances on Twitter.

It was pure entertainment after he joked about  his record of posting the worst performance in World Golf Championship history.  On another occasion he mercilessly destroyed a Twitter troll who was butthurt about Bowdo’s impact on in his fantasy golf team. You get the picture.

The most recent post came after he completed a round that wasn’t a total shambles and he’s clearly shocked that the PGA Tour require a random drug test.  He wouldn’t be doing a very good job if he was breaking the rules.

This post came days before Rory McIlroy criticised the PGA Tour for their “relaxed” testing policy. The Northern Irishman was convinced that protocol was so ineffective he could take HGH without being caught. These comments summed up the Tour’s laughable guidelines.

A number of WADA’s banned substances – including Meldonium, the drug of choice for Sharapova – didn’t make the list.

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