In this week’s edition, Scottie Scheffler returns to the PGA Tour from quarantine, the circuit plans for the long-awaited return of fans and Bryson DeChambeau’s swing coach explains how to Bryson-proof a golf course.
Quarantine consequence. Lost in the uncertainty and fear of the coronavirus pandemic is the very real and indiscriminate impact COVID-19 is having on sports.
When Branden Grace tested positive for COVID-19 at the Barracuda Championship it cost him a shot at the title – he was tied for second place through two rounds when he was forced to withdraw – and a start at the PGA Championship.
There was similar competitive damage when Scottie Scheffler was forced to withdraw from last month’s U.S. Open after testing positive. At the time Scheffler was on a heater having finished in the top 5 in three of his last four starts, including at tie for fourth