The American will not attend the CJ Cup and will have to isolate himself to quarantine

Dustin Johnson current number 1 in world golf has also tested positive for coronavirus and is a lastminute drop for the CJ Cup a tournament that will be held in Las Vegas since Thursday

Johnson was precisely framed in a group with Jon Rahm and Matthew Wolff one of the stellar matches for the first two days His place in the championship will be occupied by JT Poston and his place in the meeting with Rahm and Wolff has been for Tyrrell Hatton

Golf was one of the first sports to return to the United States a return driven by pressure from the television networks which feed this sport with large revenues in which golfers win according to their position in tournaments and a return also blessed by the ease of maintaining social distance and the little contact between players and caddies

The British Open was suspended as well as the Ryder Cup while the PGA the US Open and the Augusta Masters changed dates The first two have already been contested and the season of the greats will close in Augusta from November 12 to 15 in less than a month

It will be without public and with minimal presence on the field each player may only be accompanied at Augusta National by his caddy and by a family member

I really wanted to compete this week but I will do my best to get back as quickly as possible said Dustin Johnson also looking forward to that Augusta Masters

The 36yearold American golfer quickly alerted the circuit the PGA Tour when he perceived that he had symptoms and is isolated after testing positive in the tests he was subjected to

His case joins that of two other great sports stars who have been infected in recent days Nikola Mirotic and Cristiano Ronaldo

By Wi Zi

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