After testing positive for COVID-19, Scottie Scheffler, the 24-year-old American golfer, has withdrawn from this week’s US Open.
As cited News24xx.com from the United States Golf Association (USGA) said, the golfer who is a contender for PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, positive after makes a swab test last week.
Known, Scheffler finished fourth at last month’s PGA Championship and fifth two weeks ago at the Tour Championship.
For that case, the USGA senior managing director John Bodenhamer said, “We are sorry to lose a member of the USGA family in this year’s field. We look forward to welcoming him back to the US Open for many years to come.”
As information, the world number 29 shot a sizzling 59 en route to a fourth-place finish in the FedExCup playoffs opener at TPC Boston. And he will be replaced in the field by South African golfer, Branden Grace.