• Finau tests positive for Covid-19

    Tony Finau
    Tony Finau

    Tony Finau tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday and has subsequently been ruled out of this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.

    Finau posted on Twitter that he had returned a positive test from the PGA Tour’s standard health protocols in preparation of each event and that he will now begin a period of self-isolation.

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    The 31-year-old stated that he has not showcased any sort of symptoms so far and is good spirits, despite testing positive.

    The PGA Tour also released a statement, saying that Finau will receive all the necessary support during his recovery period.

    ‘As part of the PGA TOUR’s pre-tournament screening process this week at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, PGA TOUR member Tony Finau tested positive for Covid-19 and has been withdrawn from the event.

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    ‘Finau, who last competed at the US Open, will have the PGA TOUR’s full support throughout his self-isolation period under CDC guidelines.

    ‘First alternate Bronson Burgoon will replace Finau in the field.’

     

     

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