Corona case at the Golf tournament: an Absolute Zoo

Bernhard Langer was playing again in tournament Golf. The veteran from Anhausen, who lives in Boca Raton in Florida, was at the RBC Heritage on the PGA Tour at

Corona case at the Golf tournament: an Absolute Zoo

Bernhard Langer was playing again in tournament Golf. The veteran from Anhausen, who lives in Boca Raton in Florida, was at the RBC Heritage on the PGA Tour at Harbour Town Links in Hilton Head Island active. Long was because he had won this tournament in 1985 in the week after his first Masters success, as a former winner against the almost completely assembled world elite compete. However, he was located after three rounds, only at Position 63.

not was this time, the Americans Nick Watney – he was tested in the RBC Heritage, according to the communication from the US Tour a positive effect on the Coronavirus. He no longer joined to the second round, and it must isolate itself according to the rules of the PGA Tour for at least ten days. The five-time PGA Tour winner had been tested upon arrival, nor negative. On Friday he had felt then symptoms and a doctor consulted. The people who had close contact to the Californians, were investigated. On Saturday, the PGA Tour announced that all eleven Tests were negative.

Watney had contested the first round with his compatriots Vaughn Taylor and Luke List. "I was a little shocked, to be honest," Taylor said, after he learned of the positive result of of his colleagues. "The heart began to race, and I was a little nervous." The world ranking third Justin Thomas criticized the fact that the people in the vacation Paradise of Hilton Head Island do not seem to take the Corona-danger "very seriously". "It is an absolute Zoo here. Everywhere people are. The beaches are absolutely full. Every Restaurant I drove by, and is absolutely crowded.“

The best German Golfer, Martin Kaymer, must be satisfied otherwise than Long and Thomas, however, continued to train for his next appearance, and is still some distance. Since the former Primus of the industry in 2010 won the PGA Championship, he qualified this year for this Major, which was moved because of the Covid-19-pandemic from the originally scheduled date in may to the beginning of August. On the course of TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, the world's elite meets at the beginning of August, however, without an audience.

As a professional athlete Kaymer is allowed to enter the country although, in contrast to tourists in the United States, must, however, after the arrival in a two-week quarantine issued. "I must fly, therefore, at the latest two and a half weeks before the start of the tournament to America, so I can work out, at least for a few more days before the Start," said Kaymer.

Updated Date: 21 June 2020, 09:19

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