Haney confirms Tiger's sex-addict treatment

10:16, May 17, 2010      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

Tiger Woods underwent sex addiction treatment during his five-month absence from golf, his former swing coach Hank Haney said in excerpts of a television interview released on Saturday.

Haney also told The Golf Channel he saw no hint of world No 1 Woods taking any sort of performance-enhancing drugs, including during sessions with controversial Canadian doctor Anthony Galea.

The revelations were shown in video clips posted on The Golf Channel website promoting a full interview with Haney to be aired on Sunday night on the network.

Woods, whose admission of multiple mistresses shattered his world on and off the course, had never said he was receiving his therapy for sex addiction, although he had been photographed at a Mississippi clinic known for such treatment.

Asked why Woods spent six weeks in a treatment facility, Haney replied, "the only thing that I knew about was his issue with the sex addiction."

"It's an ongoing day-to-day battle but so far I think he's doing a really good job. He's making progress," Haney said. "Hopefully he'll be able to do what he needs to do."

Source:China Daily

(Editor:intern1)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • On Sept. 26, a resident passes by a flower terrace decorated for the coming National Day. (Xinhua/Hang Xingwei)
  • The photo, taken on Sept. 26, shows the SWAT team ready for the joint exercise. (Xinhua/Wangkai)
  • Two metro trains in Shanghai collided Tuesday afternoon, and an identified number of passengers were injured in the accident, the Shanghai-based eastday.com reported. Equipment failures were believed to have caused the crash on the Line 10 subway, Xinhua quoted local subway operator as saying.
  • An employee at a gold store in Yiwu, located in east China's Zhejiang province, shows gold jewelry on Monday.(Xinhua/Zhang Jiancheng)
  • Tourists ride camels near China's largest desert lake Hongjiannao in Yulin, north China's Shaanx Province, Sept. 24, 2011. Hongjiannao is shrinking as a result of climate change and human activities, and may vanish in a few decades. Its lake area, which measured more than 6,700 hectares in 1996, has shrunk to 4,180 hectares. Its water level is declining by 20-30 centimeters annually and its water PH value has risen to 9.0-9.42 from 7.4-7.8. (Xinhua/Liu Yu)
  • Actors perform royal dance at the Gyeongbok Palace in Seoul, Sept. 27, 2011. A ceremony commemorating the 38th South Korea Sightseeing Day was held in Gyeongbok Palace on Tuesday. (Xinhua/He Lulu)
Hot Forum Discussion