Hinako Shibuno heads into the weekend at the KPMG Women’s PGA with a distinct caddie after Keisuke Fujino returned a positive COVID-19 test. Fujino took the test in preparation for the journey again to Japan.
“He does not have any symptoms and has taken a PCR test, which was negative,” Shibuno stated in a press release. “I do not have any symptoms and will play today under the LPGA’s guidelines. I will do my best and focus on my game, even with this difficult situation.”
Shibuno, the 2019 AIG Women’s British Open champion, made the minimize on the quantity at 2 over after rounds of 76-70 at Atlanta Athletic Club’s Highlands Course. She now has Yusuf Wazeeruddin on her bag for Round 3.
The PGA of America stated in a press release that per championship protocols, if a caddie checks positive, his/her participant might proceed to play beneath the course of the LPGA’s medical director with each day testing.