The PGA Excursion mentioned Saturday it’s beefing up protection protocols for upcoming tournaments.© AFP
The PGA Excursion mentioned Saturday it’s beefing up protection protocols for upcoming tournaments following a rash of certain coronavirus checks at this week’s Vacationers Championship. The excursion mentioned in a observation that as of subsequent week’s Rocket Loan Vintage in Detroit, no gamers, caddie or different person will likely be allowed within the “bubble” till first being cleared by means of a destructive COVID-19 check. Prior to now gamers and caddies have been allowed to be on website to observe as they awaited check effects, however weren’t allowed to make use of any indoor amenities.
“The Excursion is taking that precaution one step additional so as to add an extra protection measure in that no participant nor caddie will likely be on website – anyplace – to start out the week, with out first being cleared thru COVID-19 screening,” the Excursion mentioned.
“This similar coverage will observe to all folks within the bubble, reminiscent of impartial physios, instructors, team of workers and others.”
The revised protection coverage comes after seven gamers withdrew from the Vacationers Championship in Connecticut for COVID-19 similar causes.
3 gamers and two caddies examined certain right away sooner than or throughout the development, whilst two different golfers withdrew as a precautionary measure.
On Saturday, Jason Day teed off within the 3rd spherical by myself after inquiring for an extra check. He used to be later showed to be destructive for the illness.
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