BREAKING: 1 PGA, 3 Korn Ferry Tour Players Test Positive for COVID-19
One PGA Tour player and three Korn Ferry Tour players have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Tour’s confirmed in a joint statement on Tuesday.
On the PGA Tour, Chad Campbell tested positive and has withdrawn from the Rocket Mortgage Classic. He is already the third player to withdraw from the tournament.
“While the positive test result is unnerving, I am incredibly grateful to be asymptomatic and feel physically well and my thoughts are with anyone dealing with COVID, directly or indirectly. I support the Tour’s protocol during this time and will be quarantining myself to protect others until I am well, “ said Campbell in a statement.
Campbell last played the Charles Schwab Challenge.
Korn Ferry Tour
On the Korn Ferry Tour, players Brandon Wu, Taylor Montgomery and Jonathan Hodge all tested positive and have withdrawn from the TPC Colorao Championship.
“These positive test results serve as a distinct reminder that we all nee to continue to be vigilant in this ever-changing climate. We will further reinforce elements of our health and safety plan to all constituents, and deliver our full support to those who test positive for COVID-19,” said Korn Ferry Tour President Alex Baldwin in a statement.
According to the Korn Ferry Tour, a total of 247 players have undergone on-site testing since the Tour’s return to golf on June 11, and to date, Wu, Montgomery and Hodge are the only Tour players to test positive for COVID-19 via on-site testing.