Sebastian Soderberg compelled to withdraw from Irish Open due to contact tracing
Sebastian Soderberg was compelled to withdraw from the Irish Open after coming into contact with somebody who examined optimistic for COVID-19, in accordance with a press release launched by the European Tour on Friday morning.
The contact occurred earlier than the Swedish golfer entered the match bubble at Galgorm Citadel Golf Membership, but Soderberg was not notified till Thursday evening. Regardless of testing unfavourable, Soderberg, who opened in 4-over 74, couldn’t proceed to compete and now should self-isolate for 14 days in accordance with Northern Eire public well being tips.
“[He] can be supported all through that interval by European Tour medical and occasion employees,” the tour’s assertion mentioned.
Soderberg’s enjoying opponents, Scott Hend and newbie Tom McKibbin, have been allowed to proceed competing and did so Friday in a twosome.