Tour Pros Sound Off On Nick Watney Positive COVID-19 Test


After a little less than two weeks back, the PGA Tour experienced their first positive COVID-19 test on Friday.

After waking up feeling less than 100% on Friday, Nick Watney underwent a coronavirus test, which came back positive. Per the new PGA Tour rules, he immediately withdrew and began his 10-day quarantine. Naturally, after the news of the positive test and subsequent withdrawal broke, it became the talk of the tournament. When asked about it over the next few days, many of the Tour shared their opinions.

Vaughn Taylor and Luke List, both who played with Watney on Thursday and were scheduled to play with him Friday, were the first to address the situation after their Friday rounds finished up:

From there, players continued to share their opinions on the entire situation:

The hottest of all the takes though clearly came from Sergio Garcia:

Author: Dan Hauser

Dan is the co-founder of The Stiff Shaft and the website's Senior Writer. A South Florida native, Dan has been covering golf since 2013 and playing it his entire life. He is still waiting for his first hole-in-one.

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