RSM Classic: COVID-19 rules out Hickok, Norlander O
As part of the PGA TOUR's pre-tournament screening process this week at The RSM Classic, PGA TOUR members Kramer Hickok and Henrik Norlander tested positive for COVID-19 and have been withdrawn from the event."
PGA Tour members Kramer Hickok and Henrik Norlander has withdrew from this year’s RSM Classic after both tested positive for COVID-19.
Both players have been replaced by Rhein Gibson and Ryan Brehm respectively in The RSM Classic field.
PGA Tour in a short statement as received by the union Nigeria.com confirmed both players withdrawal.
“As part of the PGA TOUR’s pre-tournament screening process this week at The RSM Classic, PGA TOUR members Kramer Hickok and Henrik Norlander tested positive for COVID-19 and have been withdrawn from the event.”
Reacting to the result, Hickok said he looks forward to returning to the RSM Classic next year.
“Obviously, I am very disappointed that I will not be able to play this week, as I am playing well and love the courses at Sea Island
. “Nonetheless, I look forward to returning to The RSM Classic next year.”
On his part, Norlander rued his chance of missing out of one of the PGA Tournament he has seen much success.
“After noticing some symptoms last night, I was tested this morning for COVID-19 and unfortunately received the positive result,” said Norlander.
“While I’m disappointed to withdraw from a tournament where I’ve had success at in the past, I’m grateful I can drive home to Augusta and have next week to get healthy and be ready to compete again.”
PGA Tour added that Hickok and Norlander will have the PGA TOUR’s full support throughout his self-isolation under CDC guidelines.
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