(Reuters) – World quantity eight Tyrrell Hatton turned the fourth player to withdraw from this week’s Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida, after receiving a positive test for COVID-19, the PGA Tour stated on Tuesday.
The Englishman, who completed in a share of eighth place eventually week’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans staff occasion with 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett, was among the many high gamers on this week’s subject at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead course.
“Hatton will have the PGA Tour’s full support throughout his self-isolation period under CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines,” the PGA Tour stated in an announcement.
Earlier on Tuesday, the PGA Tour stated Sepp Straka examined positive for COVID-19 and had withdrawn from this week’s occasion.
On Monday the PGA Tour stated Will Gordon and Brice Garnett additionally examined positive for the virus and wouldn’t play this week.
Among these competing this week at Innisbrook are world primary Dustin Johnson and world quantity two Justin Thomas.
(Reporting by Frank Pingue in Toronto; Editing by Ken Ferris)