NEW YORK (Reuters) – PGA Tour players living outside the U.S. must undergo a quarantine period before playing tournaments, which are due to restart next month amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Tour said on Wednesday.
The PGA Tour is planning a June 11-14 return to action at Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, rolling out a layered testing approach that includes pre-travel screening mandatory for competition.
Around 25 PGA Tour players currently reside outside the United States and with a 14-day quarantine applied to all people entering the U.S. from abroad, they are encouraged to arrive early.
“The foundation of this plan is our belief that we can conduct a PGA Tour event throughout the entire property, with everybody practising good social distancing,” Andy Levinson, Senior Vice President Tournament Administration, told reporters.
Players and caddies will be asked to report to a testing site on arrival at tournaments, where they will undergo three testing methods…
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