English be­comes fifth player with pos­i­tive virus test

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Amer­i­can Har­ris English was named on Mon­day as the fifth PGA Tour player to test pos­i­tive for COVID-19 since the tour's three-month shut­down ended on June 11. He be­came the sec­ond player in as many days to test pos­i­tive af­ter the PGA tough­ened coro­n­avirus safety mea­sures. Two play­ers and two cad­dies tested pos­i­tive two weeks ago to in­crease con­cerns and prompt tighter re­stric­tions, play­ers hav­ing to test neg­a­tive to be al­lowed at cour­ses.

The tour said in a state­ment that English, who did not play last week in Con­necti­cut, tested pos­i­tive dur­ing the pre-tour­na­ment screen­ing process in Detroit for the Rocket Mort­gage Clas­sic that starts Thurs­day.

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