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ORLANDO - 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 that 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 that was set to be aired on the network.
Woods, whose admission of multiple mistresses shattered his world on and off the course, had never said he was receiving therapy for his sex addiction, though 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 announced on Monday that he was resigning as Woods's swing coach and Woods said they had parted ways on good terms.
More than a dozen women have claimed to have had sexual affairs with Woods, a married father of two who returned to golf last month and shared fourth at the Masters. But Woods missed the cut two weeks ago at Charlotte and withdrew from last week's Players Championship after seven holes of the final round with an inflamed neck joint. Reports claim Woods and wife Elin are set to divorce.
Woods said he has never taken any banned substances and his dealings with Galea never involved doping or drugs, only a process known as blood spinning that he hoped might help him heal faster from a 2008 knee injury. - Sapa-AFP