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2020 RBC Heritage: PGA Tour extends streak of negative coronavirus tests, report says

Of the 369 coronavirus tests administered this week at the RBC Heritage, 0 came back positive, Golf Channel’s Rex Hoggard reports. The Korn Ferry Tour wasn’t quite so fortunate

0: Number of positive coronavirus tests on the PGA Tour ahead of the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head Island, S.C., according to a report Wednesday by Golf Channel’s Rex Hoggard. It is the second consecutive week since the Tour restarted the season in the wake of the pandemic that no players or caddies tested positive for the virus. According to the report, the Tour administered 369 onsite tests this week at Harbour Town Golf Links, site of the RBC Heritage, which begins today (tee times). Also, 98 tests were administered after the third round of last week’s Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, to the players and caddies who were scheduled to travel on the Tour’s charter flight to South Carolina. The developmental Korn Ferry Tour did not rate quite as well. Of the 408 onsite tests administered at this week’s tournament in St. Augustine, Fla., two caddies reportedly tested positive. Last week, three caddies and a player tested positive for coronavirus and did not participate.

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