Campbell tests positive for Covid-19

Dylan Frittelli becomes 4th PGA Tour player to test positive for coronavirus

Campbell tested positive during the pre-tournament screening process and becomes the fifth member on the Tour to contract the coronavirus and third in as many days to withdraw from the Detroit Tour stop, joining Dylan Frittelli (Sunday) and Harris English (Monday).

"While the positive test result is unnerving, I am incredibly grateful to be asymptomatic and feel physically well and my thoughts are with anyone dealing with COVID, directly or indirectly", Campbell said in a statement.

"I'm most thankful for the Tour's assistance, procedures and protocols, which I will continue to follow during my self-isolation, so as to keep everyone safe", the 30-year-old Frittelli said.

Four players and two caddies have tested positive for the coronavirus since the tour returned to competition three weeks ago with tournaments in Fort Worth, Texas; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; and CT. "I look forward to getting back on Tour once it's safe to do so", he said. "I fully supported the tour's new rule of not allowing anyone on the tournament grounds until testing negative, as protecting others in the field and everyone affiliated with the tournament and the community should be the No.1 priority as a result of a positive test".


"We will further reinforce the elements of our health and safety plan to all constituents, and deliver our full support to those who test positive for Covid-19".

English did not play in last week's Travelers Championship - won in such style by Dustin Johnson to return to the world's top three - and was shocked when he was pulled out soon after arrival at the Detroit Golf Club.

In addition, caddies for Graeme McDowell and Brooks Koepka tested positive.

Mickelson, who was playing his first event since turning 50 earlier this month, led the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands after the opening two rounds.

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