Lee Westwood compares the European Tour and PGA Tour coronavirus protocols

Lee Westwood feels the European Tour has acquired its Covid-19 protocols right.

The sooner world main accepts collaborating in tournaments in a ‘bubble’ setting is restrictive nonetheless he believes the approach is necessary and dealing.

He thinks utterly totally different areas of society may analysis, amid the pandemic, from the self-discipline being confirmed by the European Tour, which has exercised tighter administration than the PGA Tour.

“I think about 4 weeks will doable be my restrict of collaborating in tournaments after I’m in a bubble,” talked about Westwood.

“Individuals are speaking about evaluating Europe with the US and their bubble is technique quite a bit a lot much less restrictive. Over there it is merely collaborating in a golf match with no crowds. You go a confirm on Monday and that is about it really.

“You are not restricted with who you combine with or the place you go, you will go to consuming areas or to the gymnasium. It is additional restrictive on this Tour, as a consequence of this reality why we’ve had so few constructive circumstances. I think about we’ve got now had two circumstances in 10-11 000 assessments.

“We’re doing a wonderful job of controlling it and it is clearly what wanted to occur – I would like all people else may present as slightly quite a bit self-discipline on account of the European Tour and its members have achieved.”

The PGA Tour launched on Tuesday that present world main Dustin Johnson had examined constructive for coronavirus. The American is now self-isolating and has withdrawn from this week’s CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas.

Requested if he was shocked, Westwood talked about at a press convention: “Most definitely not. It was positive to occur. Even in case you set as many measures in place or are as self-aware as you may presumably be there are nonetheless methods of choosing it up. It’s a ought to to be persistently in your guard.

“You solely should let it down a bit of little bit of bit and in addition you may choose it up from one factor – everytime you fill your automobile up with petrol or go to a money machine.

“Truthful play to DJ for letting them know he had indicators and making them acutely conscious as shortly as he may. It should occur.”

Westwood might be going one among many necessary names contained in the area at this week’s Scottish Championship at Fairmont St Andrews.

The 47-year-old is in glorious type having achieved contained in the prime 20 in 5 successive occasions, together with a tied-13th lastly month’s US Open.

“The usual of golf I have been collaborating in has been excessive. So I am wanting ahead to this week, carrying it on and seeing if I can take away a few foolish errors and be in there with a risk on Sunday.”

Westwood has been grouped alongside Scottish Open winner Aaron Rai and 2019 rookie of the 12 months Robert MacIntyre contained in the opening spherical.

– TEAMtalk media

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