As PGA Tour hit by Covid-19 outbreak, Justin Rose feels ‘very safe’
Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson are the latest to withdraw from the upcoming tournament in Connecticut, USA, bringing the total number of golfers who have withdrawn to five.
Despite players dropping out, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan announced the event will go ahead as scheduled with no fans in attendance.
Because of the precautions and the spaced-out nature of golf — players are “not in close contact with our competition,” says Rose — the British golfer thinks the sport “has an advantage over other sports” to continue playing in the ongoing pandemic.
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