First Nick Watney, then Cameron Champ and now two PGA Tour caddies, Ricky Elliott and Ken Comboy.
Suddenly the health and well being of the PGA Tour, which has taken aggressive steps to return to play during the pandemic, is in question.
Tour officials had already tightened the protocols on their COVID-19 plan after Watney tested positive last week at the RBC Heritage on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
The subsequent positive tests – which led Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka to withdraw from the Travelers Championship after their caddies tested positive – raised the obvious question of whether the PGA Tour should continue playing.
Commissioner Jay Monahan, who sent players a memo Tuesday outlining enhanced protocols while calling on the players to do their part, scheduled a Wednesday afternoon press conference to address the growing situation.
I personally don't have any concerns … just everyone needs to do their job,” Justin Thomas said Wednesday.
“I think as weeks go on, it's easier to get a little bit lazier and maybe ...
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