Coronavirus knocks Rahm out of Memorial after 6-shot lead
By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer
DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — One minute, Jon Rahm was headed for a blowout victory in the Memorial. The next minute, he was out of the tournament with a positive test for the coronavirus.
It was a shocking turn of events.
Rahm was subject to daily testing this week because he had been in close contact with a person who was COVID-19 positive.
He passed every test until Saturday morning when the second round of the rain-delayed tournament ended.
The final result was returned as he was on the 18th green capping off a 64 to tie the 54-hole record and lead by six.