Scottish Golf are committed to promoting Clean Sport and work in partnership with UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) to protect the integrity of our sport. Scottish Golf operate under the rules set down by UK Anti-Doping, these rules will be updated on 1st January 2021.
Scottish Golf have an anti-doping strategy which outlines how anti-doping education will be delivered to athletes involved in Scottish Golf performance programmes.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is responsible for publishing the Prohibited List. The prohibited list is updated on 1st January every year and identifies substances and methods which athletes are prohibited from using under the anti-doping rules.
It is important that athletes check the changes made to the list each year. Athletes are solely responsible for what is in their system, regardless of how it got there, or whether there was an intention to cheat or not. This is the principle of Strict Liability.
Athletes are advised to check the Global Drug Reference website before taking any medication. www.globaldro.com
Athletes should also be aware of the risks associated with taking supplements. There are no guarantees that any supplement product is free from banned substances. Before taking any supplement, athletes are advised to
Supplement risk can be reduced by
100% Me is UKAD’s education and information programme designed to support athletes through their sporting journey.
The 100% me Clean Sport App is available for either iOS or Android and can be downloaded for free via iTunes or Google Play.
UKAD – www.ukad.org.uk
WADA Prohibited List – https://www.wada-ama.org/en/content/what-is-prohibited
Global DRO – www.globaldro.com
Informed Sport – www.informed-sport.com