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PGA Tour modifies guidelines for positive coronavirus tests

The PGA Tour enters its eighth week of its return to golf with another modification to its guidelines for positive coronavirus tests and a gradual broadening of who gets to attend tournaments.

The updates on the test protocols means the end of grouping players who have recovered from the coronavirus – or having them play alone – and excluding them from PCR testing, which detects whether a person is actively infected, for three months from when they first experienced symptoms.

The tour originally said three weeks ago, based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that players

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Chad Campbell is the sixth player to test positive for the coronavirus as the PGA Tour enters its fourth week of the restart.

Campbell played the first event back at Colonial near his home in Texas. He didn’t play the last two weeks and then tested positive as part of the tour’s pre-tournament screening process at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.

Campbell said he is asymptomatic and will quarantine until he feels it’s safe to return. The tour policy requires self-isolation for at least