Padraig Harrington is isolating having become the fifth player this year on the PGA Tour to test positive for Covid-19.
The European Ryder Cup captain has been forced to withdraw from this week’s Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California.
A statement on the 49-year-old Irish golfer from the PGA Tour confirmed the news today.
It says “Harrington will have the PGA Tour’s full support throughout his self-isolation period under CDC guidelines”.
“First alternate Sangmoon Bae will replace Harrington in the field.”
The tournament starts on Thursday 11th February at Pebble Beach Golf Links.