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COVID-19 surge at Honda Classic bounces 3 players from field

Gary Woodland, Doc Redman and Scott Piercy withdraw from PGA Tour event at PGA National after testing positive for coronavirus

Withdrew: Gary Woodland, Doc Redman and Scott Piercy from this week’s Honda Classic after they tested positive for COVID-19, the PGA Tour said Monday. Woodland, who is ranked No. 48 in the world, missed the cut in three of his past four starts, including an early exit from last week’s Players Championship. Redman, who is No. 142 in the world, has missed cuts in four of six starts in 2021, including in the recent Players Championship. Piercy, who ranks 188th, had made three consecutive cuts, though no finish was higher than 50th. They were expected to self-isolate according to guidelines by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Woodland, Redman and Piercy were replaced in the Honda Classic field by Sebastian Cappelen, Kiradech Aphibarnrat and D.J. Trahan, respectively. Play begins Thursday at PGA National Resort’s Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. For the updated field, click here.

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