You know the banality: It couldn’t have happened to a more pleasant person. Sergio Garcia golfingfanatics.net accepts this well established aphorism applies to the current predicament of Nick Watney, who on Friday turned into the first PGA Tour player to test positive for COVID-19.
Watney, per the Tour’s convention, had to pull back from the RBC Heritage and will currently need to self-isolate in South Carolina for in any event 10 days. It’s a severe circumstance, and Garcia surely feels for him.
Had it been another person, maybe somebody “all the more meriting,” it appears Garcia would feel in an unexpected way.
“I felt horrendous for Nick since he’s presumably one of the most pleasant folks on Tour,” Garcia said in the wake of shooting 65 on Saturday. “Shockingly, it needed to transpire. So there’s a great deal of others that likely merited it much more than him, and he’s the one that got it.”
Garcia didn’t, lamentably, expound further regarding which PGA Tour player merits COVID-19 more than Watney.
Garcia likewise referenced that he gave Watney a ride on his personal jet from Colonial to the Heritage, and that having imparted an encased space to him so as of late concerned him.
“I was somewhat apprehensive in light of the fact that, clearly, we knew—I gave him a ride on Tuesday, yet when we arrived on Tuesday, we got tried. We were both negative. So it was all acceptable. At that point
In May 2019, Chris Kirk’s life had rotted to a point where he accepted he expected to step away from golf, clear his head and get his issues with alcohol and unhappiness leveled out.
Following thirteen months, he’s an opposition victor once more.
Kirk arrived and there for birdie at the standard 5 eighteenth to win the King and Bear Classic on the Korn Ferry Tour, his 25-under full scale helpful for a one-shot triumph over Justin Lower in what was seven days long shootout in upper east Florida.
“It feels mind boggling to get back in the victor’s circle,” Kirk said. “It’s been a brief timeframe for me. Intending to pass on some vitality over to the accompanying scarcely any weeks and the rest of the year.”
It’s the essential triumph of any kind for Kirk since May 2015, when he won the Crowne Plaza Invitaitonal at Colonial for his fourth PGA Tour win. It’s in like manner his third win on the Korn Ferry Tour, with the underlying two restoring the pre-summer of 2010 going before he transformed into a device on the PGA Tour.
Kirk, 34, in spite of everything has a PGA Tour card and was the chief exchange during the current week’s RBC Heritage. He came to as high as No. 16 in the World Rankings in 2015 going before fighting with his game and his own life.
“I have overseen alcohol abuse and agony for a long time,” he said while detailing his uncertain leave from capable golf.