Dane Hansen out of Italian Open golf after caddie Covid positive

Golf ball (Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images)

Golf ball (Photograph by John McCoy/Getty Photos)

Danish golfer Joachim B. Hansen has pulled out of the Italian Open earlier than Sunday’s closing spherical after his caddie Adam Drummond examined constructive for coronavirus.

“Hansen examined damaging on web site however has been withdrawn from the match as a precaution,” the European tour mentioned in a press release.

The Dane had been in 33rd place with third spherical taking part in companions France’s Robin Roussel and Spaniard Adrian Otaegui allowed to proceed on the Cherv Golf Membership San Vigilio in Pozzolengo, close to Brescia.

“Adam sadly examined constructive for Covid-19 yesterday,” mentioned Hansen on Twitter.

“I haven’t got any signs and have been examined damaging. As a precaution I’ve been withdrawn from the final spherical. Adam and I’ll keep in self-isolation for 10 days right here in Italy. My ideas go to Adam for a speedy restoration.”

Australian Drummond added: “I’ve no signs and really feel like I’d some other day. You’ll be able to’t have every thing going completely on a regular basis.”

English duo Laurie Canter and Ross McGowan are each tied on 19-under par going into the ultimate spherical of the match in northern Italy.

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