Dylan Frittelli grew to become the fourth PGA Tour participant to check optimistic for the coronavirus and needed to withdraw from the Rocket Mortgage Basic subsequent week in Detroit.
Frittelli missed the reduce on the Vacationers Championship, taking part in the opening two rounds with Ian Poulter and J.T. Poston. The South African participant took a saliva check so he might take the tour’s constitution to Detroit, and the end result got here again optimistic Sunday.
“I’m experiencing no points and really feel nice bodily and was shocked and disillusioned to be taught of the optimistic check right this moment,” Frittelli mentioned in a press release distributed by the tour. “I stay up for getting again on tour as soon as it is protected to take action.”
After conducting contact tracing, the tour mentioned its medical advisors will not be recommending further testing right now.
4 gamers and two caddies have examined optimistic for the coronavirus because the tour returned to competitors three weeks in the past with tournaments in Fort Value, Texas; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; and Connecticut.
Nick Watney obtained a optimistic check earlier than his second spherical at Hilton Head, whereas Cameron Champ examined optimistic earlier than the Vacationers Championship and Denny McCarthy after his first spherical on the TPC River Highlands.
As well as, caddies for Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka examined optimistic. That led to the withdrawals of McDowell, Koepka and Chase Koepka, the youthful brother of the four-time main champion. Bud Cauley additionally withdrew after taking part in the opening spherical with McCarthy, all to be protected.