2 golfers who competed at THE PLAYERS Championship test positive for COVID-19

Two golfers who competed in THE PLAYERS Championship this past week have tested positive for COVID-19, the PGA Tour confirmed in a statement Monday.

Gary Woodland and Scott Piercy will not be competing in The Honda Classic, held at the PGA National Resort & Spa - The Champion Course in Palm Beach Gardens.

The PGA TOUR released the following statement:

“PGA TOUR members Gary Woodland and Scott Piercy have withdrawn from The Honda Classic after testing positive for COVID-19.

“The players will have the PGA TOUR’s full support throughout their self-isolation period under CDC guidelines.

“Woodland is replaced in the field by Sebastian Cappelen and D.J. Trahan replaces Piercy.”

Woodland missed the cut and Piercy tied for 69th at THE PLAYERS Championship. Justin Thomas won the tournament, closing with a 4-under 68 for a one-shot victory over Lee Westwood.