PGA star Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from a tournament after testing positive for coronavirus.
Johnson withdrew from The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek, according to a statement released Tuesday by the PGA Tour. The tournament is set to begin on Oct. 14.
Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from THE CJ CUP @ SHADOW CREEK after testing positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/KgwhWvW8xJ
— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) October 13, 2020
“Obviously, I am very disappointed,” Johnson said in the press release. “I was really looking forward to competing this week, but will do everything I can to return as quickly as possible. I have already had a few calls with the TOUR’s medical team and appreciate all the support and guidance they have given me.”
This absolutely sucks. I hope Johnson isn’t too sick and that he gets back on his feet soon for the next round of tournaments. I’ve noticed a handful of athletes getting coronavirus recently and it’s just a reminder that the virus is still out there and we