Lee Westwood compares the European Tour and PGA Tour coronavirus protocols

Lee Westwood feels the European Tour has bought its Covid-19 protocols proper.

The previous world primary accepts taking part in tournaments in a ‘bubble’ setting is restrictive however he believes the method is critical and dealing.

He thinks different areas of society may study, amid the pandemic, from the self-discipline being proven by the European Tour, which has exercised tighter management than the PGA Tour.

“I feel 4 weeks might be my restrict of taking part in tournaments once I’m in a bubble,” stated Westwood.

“Persons are speaking about evaluating Europe with the US and their bubble is much much less restrictive. Over there it is simply taking part in a golf event with no crowds. You cross a check on Monday and that is about it actually.

“You are not restricted with who you combine with or the place you go, you’ll be able to go to eating places or to the fitness center. It is extra restrictive on this Tour, therefore why we’ve had so few constructive instances. I feel we have had two instances in 10-11 000 checks.

“We’re doing a great job of controlling it and it is clearly what wanted to occur – I want everyone else may present as a lot self-discipline because the European Tour and its members have finished.”

The PGA Tour introduced on Tuesday that present world primary Dustin Johnson had examined constructive for coronavirus. The American is now self-isolating and has withdrawn from this week’s CJ Cup at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas.

Requested if he was stunned, Westwood stated at a press convention: “Not likely. It was sure to occur. Even in the event you put as many measures in place or are as self-aware as you can presumably be there are nonetheless methods of selecting it up. It’s important to be consistently in your guard.

“You solely need to let it down a bit bit and you can decide it up from something – once you fill your automotive up with petrol or go to a money machine.

“Honest play to DJ for letting them know he had signs and making them conscious as rapidly as he may. It will occur.”

Westwood is without doubt one of the main names within the subject at this week’s Scottish Championship at Fairmont St Andrews.

The 47-year-old is in wonderful kind having completed within the high 20 in 5 successive occasions, together with a tied-13th finally month’s US Open.

“The usual of golf I have been taking part in has been excessive. So I am wanting ahead to this week, carrying it on and seeing if I can get rid of a few foolish errors and be in there with an opportunity on Sunday.”

Westwood has been grouped alongside Scottish Open winner Aaron Rai and 2019 rookie of the yr Robert MacIntyre within the opening spherical.

– TEAMtalk media

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