Armstrong: I’d never cheat at golf

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has revealed he would never cheat at golf.

Armstrong, who has admitted he cheating during all seven of his Tour De France wins, was roundly ridiculed for his comments about cheating. 

He revealed how much he enjoys golf, saying he plays as many as 250 rounds a year and he has a handicap of 10.

Armstrong is currently serving a lifetime ban from cycling after he admitted to cheating with the use of a cutting edge doping programme. 

In an interview with Golf Digest Armstrong said: "Golf is different from the culture of cycling when I was competing, and that's putting it mildly. 

"Cycling, it was the Wild West. Nobody considered doping cheating. It was an arms race where absolutely anything went, and it was every man for himself.

He added: "You might consider me the last guy to have anything to say about cheating, but golf is different. I love adhering to a code of honour that we in cycling didn't have. If I moved my ball in the rough and got caught, I wouldn't just regret it, I'd be heartbroken forever. When I think about reform in cycling, I think about golf."

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