US golfer Tony Finau was withdrawn from this week’s Shriners Hospitals Open in Nevada after testing optimistic for Covid-19, the PGA Tour confirmed on Tuesday.
Finau, the world No 16, returned a optimistic take a look at all by pre-tournament screening for the occasion staged at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, the tour acknowledged in an announcement.
Finau later confirmed the optimistic take a look at in a quick assertion on Twitter.
“Earlier proper now, I obtained a optimistic consequence for Covid-19 beneath PGA TOUR on-site testing protocols and have begun a interval of self-quarantine to guard others spherical me,” Finau acknowledged.
“I’m feeling efficiently, and am in one other case in good spirits,” added Finau, whose place contained in the self-discipline now been handed to Bronson Burgoon.
Finau, 31, has not carried out since final month’s US Open, the place he completed tied with 4 utterly totally different avid players in eighth place.
I wait for returning to motion as quickly as I’m prepared, and I would really like everybody on the Shriners Hospitals for Kids Open an excellent week forward!
— Tony Finau Golf (@tonyfinaugolf) October 6, 2020
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