July 12, 2020

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Jason Working day going solo Saturday at Tourists Championship soon after negative COVID-19 check

Jason Day going solo Saturday at Travelers Championship after negative COVID-19 test

Previous world No. 1 Jason Day has been cleared to play the third spherical of the Tourists Championship in Cromwell, Conn., as a single just after returning a negative COVID-19 exam on Saturday, the PGA Tour has verified.

The PGA Tour explained in a statement that Day, who was initially slated to play as portion of a threesome, would tee off by itself from the 10th gap as a precautionary measure.

Working day, who has competed in all 3 PGA Tour gatherings given that the tour’s resumption adhering to a a few-month split due to the pandemic, missed the slice at the Charles Schwab Challenge and RBC Heritage.

The Australian, who opened with rounds of 67 and 69, was at four-underneath-par overall after 36 rounds, 9 photographs driving chief Phil Mickelson.

Nick Watney very last week became the to start with Tour participant to test good, and Cameron Champ did so at a pre-match screening this week.

Look at | Canada’s Mackenzie Hughes in rivalry after 2 rounds:

Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ont., shot a 2-less than 68 to sit at 12-underneath over-all, a person back again of chief Phil Mickelson, immediately after the 2nd spherical of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn. 1:59

Entire world No. 4 Brooks Koepka and Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell withdrew from the Vacationers as a precaution soon after their caddies examined beneficial. The two golfers examined unfavorable.

Fifth-ranked Webb Simpson opted out following a family member tested beneficial, when Koepka’s brother Chase withdrew as he performed a practice spherical with Brooks and McDowell.

Denny McCarthy, the 3rd golfer on the Tour to return a positive take a look at, withdrew on Friday, whilst Bud Cauley, who performed together with McCarthy in the opening round, dropped out as a precautionary evaluate.

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“All stick to-up checks as a end result of potential speak to with McCarthy were unfavorable,” the PGA Tour extra.

Check out | Phil Mickelson in the guide at Travelers:

Phil Mickelson carded a 7-less than 63 to sit at 13-less than overall, and will carry a a person shot direct into the third round of the Tourists Championship in Cromwell, Conn. 1:48