Denny McCarthy is the third player to test positive for coronavirus since the PGA Tour on June 11
has resumed. ] American Denny McCarthy withdrew from the Travelers Championship before the start of Friday's second round after testing positive for coronavirus.
The English Matt Wallace and the American Bud Cauley, who played with McCarthy in the first day of play. round, tested negative, but Cauley has also withdrawn.
The caddies of the players have all been tested negative.
McCarthy, 27, is the third player to test positive since the PGA Tour started again on June 11.
"I felt pretty tired and sore after yesterday's round, but I didn't think much of it because I did a lot from Monday to Wednesday," said number 180 McCarthy, who shot a first round three-under-par 67.
"Last night I woke up in the middle of the night with extra aches and pains and felt something was turned off."
Under the response plan of the PGA Tour will run 16 tests for those who have had close contact with McCarthy.
McCarthy will isolate himself for 10 days, according to Tour protocols.
Cauley, who tested negative twice on Friday, said he withdrew "from an abundance of caution to my colleagues and everyone involved in the tournament." for the travelers.
World number four Brooks Koepka and Northern Ireland Graeme McDowell also withdrew from the tournament in Cromwell, Connecticut as a precaution after their caddies tested positive.