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Danny Willett (COVID-19) withdraws from The Players Championship

Nov 12, 2020; Augusta, Georgia, USA; Danny Willett plays his shot from the eighth tee during the first round of The Masters golf tournament at Augusta National GC. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

England’s Danny Willett withdrew from The Players Championship on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19.

The 2016 Masters champion is currently ranked No. 69 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

Willett, 33, is coming off a tied for 31st finish last weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

The Players opens Thursday at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

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–Field Level Media