July 13, 2020

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Dylan Frittelli gets 4th PGA Tour player to check constructive for coronavirus

Dylan Frittelli becomes 4th PGA Tour player to test positive for coronavirus

Dylan Frittelli grew to become the fourth PGA Tour player to take a look at positive for the coronavirus and had to withdraw from the Rocket House loan Classic upcoming 7 days in Detroit.

Frittelli missed the minimize at the Vacationers Championship, participating in the opening two rounds with Ian Poulter and J.T. Poston. The South African participant took a saliva examination so he could get the tour’s constitution to Detroit, and the final result came again optimistic Sunday.

“I am going through no problems and sense excellent bodily and was shocked and unhappy to study of the optimistic check these days,” Frittelli mentioned in a assertion dispersed by the tour. “I look forward to getting again on tour when it’s safe to do so.”

Right after conducting call tracing, the tour claimed its healthcare advisors are not recommending extra testing at this time.

Four gamers and two caddies have examined beneficial for the coronavirus since the tour returned to competitors three months back with tournaments in Fort Truly worth, Texas Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and Connecticut.

Nick Watney received a beneficial exam prior to his 2nd round at Hilton Head, although Cameron Champ examined optimistic right before the Travelers Championship and Denny McCarthy after his to start with spherical at the TPC River Highlands.

In addition, caddies for Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka tested positive. That led to the withdrawals of McDowell, Koepka and Chase Koepka, the young brother of the 4-time key winner. Bud Cauley also withdrew just after taking part in the opening round with McCarthy, all to be safe and sound. 

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