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PGA Tour offers $100,000 to players who catch coronavirus, report says

That’s the going rate for a PGA Tour player to be paid under the Tour’s stipend program, Golfweek reports, as long as he follows the health and safety guidelines, including a 10-14-day quarantine

100,000: Amount, in dollars, that a PGA Tour player would be eligible to receive under the Tour’s stipend program if he were to test positive for coronavirus, according to a report by Golfweek’s Adam Schupak. Any player who tests positive for the virus is asked to follow the PGA Tour’s health and safety guidelines, which includes a 10-14-day self-isolation period. The health plan was introduced before the Tour ended its recent three-month suspension during the pandemic. Seven players recently cited exposure to the virus and pulled out of this week’s Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Conn.

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