PONTE VEDRA BEACH – Golfer Robert Garrigus been suspended for three months for violation of the PGA Tour’s anti-doping program, the tour announced Friday.
The PGA did not specify the substance, identifying it only as a “drug of abuse.”
Garrigus, 41, has talked publicly about previous addiction struggles: He admitted to smoking marijuana regularly while playing on the Web.com Tour (called the Buy.com Tour at the time) and spent 45 days in drug rehabilitation in 2003.
The Idaho native turned pro in 1997 and has one PGA Tour win, at the 2010 Children’s Miracle Network Classic. In 2019, he has competed in four tournaments, missing three cuts and finishing tied for 64th at the Genesis Open.
He is 201st in the FedExCup standings and 450th in the world golf rankings.
–Field Level Media