PGA TOUR member Nick Watney has withdrawn from the RBC Heritage previous to the second spherical after testing optimistic for COVID-19. On Friday, previous to arriving on the event, he indicated he had signs in step with the sickness and after consulting with a doctor, was administered a take a look at and located to be optimistic.
Nick may have the PGA TOUR’s full help all through his self-isolation and restoration interval beneath CDC pointers. For the well being and well-being of all related to the event and people inside the group, the TOUR has begun implementing its response plan in session with medical specialists together with working with those that might have had shut contact with Nick.
Watney, who traveled privately to Hilton Head Island for the event and was not on the PGA TOUR-provided constitution flight, examined damaging upon arrival. He’s the primary PGA TOUR member to check optimistic for Coronavirus. A complete of 369 people (gamers, caddies, important personnel) underwent on-site testing previous to the beginning of the event, with zero optimistic outcomes.
The PGA TOUR may have no further remark presently and we ask media and followers to respect the privateness of Nick and his household.