Cohen Trolio amongst 2 optimistic COVID-19 exams at U.S. Beginner
BANDON, Ore. – Over 1,700 on-site COVID-19 exams had been performed earlier this week on the U.S. Beginner.
Simply two gamers examined optimistic. Each withdrew previous to teeing it up.
Certainly one of them was Cohen Trolio, the 18-year-old who final summer season superior all the way in which to the semifinals at Pineehurst. This time round, Trolio’s U.S. Beginner was over earlier than it even began.
“We’re upset, clearly,” Trolio’s dad, V.J., informed Mississippi In the present day as he and his son made the two,550-mile automobile journey again to their dwelling in West Level, Mississippi. “We had been informed that of all of the  entrants, simply two examined optimistic. Cohen was one of many fortunate two. That’s life. The USGA did a fantastic job. We have now no complaints about something the place the USGA is worried. That is simply the world we dwell in proper now. These items is actual.”
Added Cohen, who celebrated his 18th birthday on Saturday, a day after receiving his take a look at outcome: “It’s all proper. Nothing the USGA or I might do about it – simply following the principles.”
USGA protocols included two obligatory exams for gamers, one earlier than touring to Bandon Dunes and a second upon arrival. Gamers and their most two visitors are additionally pressured to remain inside a bubble this week that features the 2 host programs and 4 lodging.