Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the Zozo Championship, delaying his return after testing positive for coronavirus.

Johnson withdrew from last week's The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek after contracting COVID-19.

The world number one was due to return at Sherwood Country Club in California this week, but the American will miss the PGA Tour event.

"Unfortunately, Dustin just made the decision to withdraw from Zozo," his agent David Winkle told pgatour.com.

"While he is feeling much better, he is still a bit low on energy and feels it would be best to wait and resume his schedule in Houston."

Johnson, who has two wins this year, was last in action as he finished tied for sixth at the U.S. Open last month.

A 23-time winner on the PGA Tour, Johnson is scheduled to return at the Houston Open, which begins on November 5 – a week before the Masters.

Tiger Woods' Hero World Challenge has been cancelled as a result of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event in the Bahamas, hosted by 15-time major winner Woods, was set to take place in December but it was called off on Monday.

It means there will be no opportunity for Henrik Stenson to defend his title in Albany, where a star-studded field of 18 players had been scheduled to compete.

"Given the current global restrictions and ongoing developments resulting from COVID-19, the 2020 Hero World Challenge will not be played this year," read a statement from tournament organisers.

"This decision was made with the health and wellbeing of all tournament constituents and the Albany community in mind.

"We look forward to hosting 18 of the top players in the world and welcoming tournament guests to Albany, Bahamas next year."

Justin Burrowes followed up his 68 on Saturday with a one-under-par 69 on Sunday to win the 2020 the JGA Heroes Weekend Golf Classic at Constant Spring Golf Club. 

 Burrowes, who was the only golfer to post under-par scores in the tournament, finished with a combined score of 137 for the tournament and was 10 strokes clear of runner-up and last year’s champion Sean Morris.

 "Today (Sunday) was pretty good again.  I shot one under, one worse than yesterday (Saturday) but still pretty good,” he said after Sunday’s triumph.

 “I played solid today for the most part.  I had one bogey today which was pretty good.  I am just happy to be able to follow up yesterday's round with another good round today and finish off with the victory.  I am very happy about that.”

 He did concede that the victory was not as easy as the scoreboard suggested.

 “The course again was not playing easy at all.  It was playing a little longer today, I found.  The air was a little more dense so it played a little longer but still I was just happy to be go out there and shoot another under par round and come out with the victory so I am just overall happy with out I played," he said.

 Runner-up Sean Morris posted scores 73 and 74 to end on 147 overall while third-placed Dr. Mark Newnham had a good second day after posting a 74 to go along with his first day score of 81 for a total score of 155.

 The Ladies winner, Jodi Munn-Barrow replicated her first-round score of 74 for a final score of 148 and was happy with how she played.

 "I ended with the same score as yesterday, 74, again today so I am pleased with it.  I actually finished better than I did yesterday so I am happy about that.  My game was fairly solid,” she said.

 “The course still played very hard and challenging so overall. I am quite pleased with the result of the two days.  I just have to keep focusing and practicing and looking forward to the next tournament." 

In the Men & Men Super Senior 7-12 handicap, Philip Gooden 158 (74, 84) came out ahead of Metry Seaga 174 (89,85), while Aubyn Ferguson 198 (97, 101) won the Men & Men Senior 13-24 category. 

The top three in the Men Super Senior 0-12 category were Dr. Guyan Arscott 162 (81,81); Carlyle Husson 164 (82, 82) and Michael Richards 177 91, 86).

 

The other Men Super Senior category (13-24) saw Larry Stewart scoring 187 (94, 93), Howard McKenzie at 192 (95, 97) and George Wright 199 (102, 97)

 

Among the juniors, Sebastian Azan 169 (84, 85) topped the 14-15 age group ahead of Matthew Grant 171 (87, 84) while the 11-13 category went to Aaron Ghosh 179 (92, 87)

 

On the female side, Samantha Azan 169 (85, 84) was the only junior player.  She played in the 11-13 age group.

 

Forty golfers competed in the classic this year under Covid-19 protocols and players submitted scores via a specially designed app.

Jason Kokrak celebrated a maiden PGA Tour title after winning The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek by two strokes on Sunday.

Kokrak carded an eight-under-par 64 to beat fellow American Xander Schauffele to the title in Las Vegas.

The 35-year-old Kokrak was flawless in the final round, holing eight birdies to finish 20 under for the tournament, including four in a row from the fifth to the eighth.

Kokrak – in his 233rd career start on the PGA Tour – made 14 putts of 10 feet or more during the event – a career-high in a Tour tournament.

Schauffele, who was seeking his fifth PGA Tour crown, posted a fourth-round 66 to earn the runners-up cheque.

After shooting a 74 on the penultimate day, Schauffele responded with seven birdies and just one bogey as he backed up his fifth-place finish at the U.S. Open.

Tyrrell Hatton (65) and overnight leader Russell Henley (70) closed the tournament tied for third at 17 under, while Talor Gooch (68) was a shot further back.

Defending champion Justin Thomas' bid for a third CJ Cup title ended in a share of 12th, 12 strokes adrift of Kokrak.

Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy recorded a 74 as he fell 11 positions to six under – a shot better off than Brooks Koepka.

Koepka – playing for the first time following a two-month injury layoff due to hip and knee issues which forced him to miss the FedEx Cup play-offs and U.S. Open – posted a one-over-par 73.

Former world number one Jordan Spieth's (67) second consecutive round in the 60s earned a share of 38th but his struggles continue as he still searches for his first triumph since 2017.

Adrian Otaegui felt a "win was coming" after a storming birdie flourish in the final round saw him take home the Scottish Championship.

The Spaniard, who started the week with a 10-under 62 on Thursday, was four shots back of overnight leader Matt Wallace ahead of Sunday's play.

But a final-round 63, which included 10 birdies and a solitary bogey, saw him finish at 23 under, four strokes clear of the Englishman.

It marks the third European Tour title of Otaegui's career but his first at a strokeplay event.

"I didn't know [if this would be the week to win], after one round you still have three rounds and lots of golf to play," he said. 

"Anything can happen, you can have a bad hole and lose the momentum. I've been doing good work the last few weeks after the lockdown as well.

"I didn't know if it'd be this week but knew I'd give it everything and I felt like the win was coming."

Wallace never really got the momentum going at Fairmont St Andrews on Sunday, as four birdies were negated by three bogeys in his round of one under.

Rai Aaron finished six shots back in third, while English compatriots Chris Paisley and Garrick Porteous were both 16 under.

Justin Burrowes shot a two under-par 68 to lead at the end of Saturday’s opening day of the JGA Heroes Weekend Golf Classic at the Constant Spring Golf Club.

Burrowes’ score would have been even more impressive had he not had two bogies on the back nine after logging four birdies in the first nine holes.

"The day was good.  I started really well. The course is in very good shape.  I am just happy with the way I played and I just hope that I can just finish off tomorrow with another good round," he said.

Sean Morris was five shots back having shot a 73 while John O'Donaghue sits in third on 78.

The female leader, Jodi Munn-Barrow shot a 74 but said she was happy with the day’s play even though she was four over par. "Overall, I am happy with today's game.  I just have to put down my head again tomorrow and see if I can through with another good score."

Sebastian Azan shot an 84 to lead the 14-15 age group while Ryan Lue’s 86 leads the Boys 11-13.   Samantha Azan shot an 85.

Philip Gooden leads the Men & Men Senior 7-12 handicap with a 74 ahead of Tommy Lee (80) and Bruce Lopez (87).

Dr. Guyan Arscott (81), Carlyle Husdon (82) and Wayne Chai Chong (86) make up the top three in the Men Super Senior 0-12 category.

Play resumed today at 8:00 am.

Russell Henley leads The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek by three strokes after impressing in the third round.

Henley carded a bogey-free five-under-par 67 to move top of the leaderboard through 54 holes in Nevada on Saturday.

A three-time PGA Tour champion but without a win since 2017, Henley tallied five birdies, including three in a row from the 10th hole.

Henley now holds a 54-hole lead/co-lead for the third time on Tour – the American has converted one of those instances into a victory via the 2013 Sony Open.

At 15 under, Henley enters the final round ahead of Lanto Griffin (66), Talor Gooch (69), Jason Kokrak (68) and Xander Schauffele (74).

Schauffele was the overnight leader having surged top of the standings by three shots, but the four-time PGA Tour winner lost ground on the penultimate day following two birdies and four bogeys.

Defending champion and two-time winner Justin Thomas is five strokes off the pace after rising two positions on the back of his four-under-par 68.

Thomas – who leads the Tour in fall victories (four) since the wraparound schedule started in 2013-14, no other player has more than two in that span – is tied for sixth alongside former world number one Jason Day (66) and Tyrrell Hatton (73).

Day is playing for his 13th Tour victory and first since the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship.

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy posted a third-round 66 to catapult himself into a share of 10th, seven strokes behind Henley.

McIlroy birdied his final three holes to improve to eight under overall, alongside Bubba Watson (65), Sebastian Munoz (67) and Hideki Matsuyama (70), while Jon Rahm (69) is a stroke further back.

Brooks Koepka – playing for the first time following a two-month injury layoff due to hip and knee issues which forced him to miss the FedEx Cup play-offs and U.S. Open – is tied for 18th position.

Koepka's four-under-par 68 ensured he ended the round alongside the likes of Rickie Fowler (68) and Viktor Hovland (69).

Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth (69), meanwhile, finds himself one over after three rounds.

Xander Schauffele carded a superb eight-under 64 to grab a three-stroke lead at the halfway mark of The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek.

Schauffele, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour, moved into 14 under on the back of a bogey-free second round in Nevada on Friday.

The American started his round on the back nine, and made seven birdies in eight holes – including six straight from the 13th.

His back-nine 29 marked his career-low nine-hole score on the PGA Tour.

Schauffele is three shots clear of Tyrrell Hatton, who held a one-stroke overnight lead.

Hatton, who won the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour last week, endured a mixed round with seven birdies and three bogeys.

Russell Henley is outright third at 10 under after also shooting a 68.

Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy improved in the second round to sit at two under in a tie for 26th.

Koepka managed a four-under 68 after his opening 74, while McIlroy fired a 69.

Justin Thomas, the defending champion and two-time winner of the PGA Tour event, is in contention after carding a 66 to get to six under.

Talor Gooch sits outright fourth at nine under after an impressive 65, and he is a stroke ahead of Jason Kokrak (66) and US PGA Championship winner Collin Morikawa (65).

Meanwhile, Jordan Spieth's struggles continued as he shot a second straight 74 to be at four over and in a tie for 61st.

Winless since 2017, Spieth has missed three consecutive cuts and has just two top-10 finishes in 16 events this year.

Tyrrell Hatton holds a one-stroke lead following the opening round of The CJ Cup at Shadow Creek, where the likes of Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth ended the day over par.

The PGA Tour tournament is taking place in Las Vegas after being moved from South Korea because of travel restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, with world number one Dustin Johnson absent due to his positive COVID-19 test.

On the course, Englishman Hatton – who claimed last week's BMW PGA Championship via the European Tour – set the early pace with a seven-under-par 65 at Shadow Creek Golf Course on Thursday.

Looking to add to his sole PGA Tour victory after winning this year's Arnold Palmer Invitational, Hatton mixed an eagle with seven birdies and two bogeys.

It is Hatton's first career 18-hole lead on the PGA Tour as the 29-year-old tops the leaderboard ahead of Russell Henley and Xander Schauffele, having tied his career low nine-hole score by shooting a 30 on the back nine.

Spanish star Jon Rahm and Tyler Duncan are two strokes off the pace heading into the second round, a shot clear of Joel Dahmen, Ryan Palmer and Kevin Streelman.

Former world number one Jason Day posted a 70 to be two under – a stroke better off than Sergio Garcia.

Justin Thomas opened his title defence with a 72 after the two-time CJ Cup champion double bogeyed his final hole of the round.

Four-time major champion Rory McIlroy – playing for the first time since finishing tied for eighth at the U.S. Open – struggled on day one.

McIlroy bogeyed his final three holes as he signed for a one-over-par 73, while Koepka and Spieth did not fare much better ahead of next month's rescheduled Masters.

Returning following a two-month injury layoff due to hip and knee issues after missing the FedEx Cup playoffs and U.S. Open, Koepka had three birdies, a double bogey and three bogeys on a mixed day.

Out of form and without a title since capturing the 2017 Open Championship, Spieth experienced a similar round with four birdies, a triple bogey and three bogeys.

Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the CJ Cup after testing positive for coronavirus.

The world number one was tested after notifying PGA Tour officials that he was experiencing symptoms.

J.T. Poston will now replace Johnson in the field at Shadow Creek this week as the American begins a period of self-isolation.

"Obviously, I am very disappointed," Johnson, who last competed at the U.S. Open in September, said in a statement issued by the PGA.

"I was really looking forward to competing this week but will do everything I can to return as quickly as possible.

"I have already had a few calls with the Tour's medical team and appreciate all the support and guidance they have given me."

Johnson was considered the favourite for the CJ Cup, having won three PGA Tour titles in 2019-20 to return to the top of the rankings.

He was crowned the PGA Tour Player of the Year for the second time shortly after winning the FedEx Cup for the first time.

Martin Laird reigned supreme at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open after winning a three-way play-off on Sunday.

Scottish golfer Laird birdied the second play-off hole to pip Austin Cook and Matthew Wolff to the title at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.

It ended Laird's seven-year wait for a fourth PGA Tour trophy, having last won the Texas Open in 2013.

The triumph was also Laird's second Shriners Hospitals for Children Open crown, 11 years after capturing his first, as he became the first player to win on Tour competing as a sponsor exemption since Wolff in 2019.

A play-off was needed after Laird (68), and American duo Cook (66) and Wolff (66) finished tied at 23 under – three strokes clear – through 72 holes following four rounds.

Laird had led by three shots following a memorable moment on the ninth hole, where he holed an incredible eagle.

Wolff has now finished runner-up in each of his last two starts and three of his last 10, including second spot at the U.S. Open.

Abraham Ancer finished in sole possession of fourth place at 20 under after posting a final-round 67, a stroke ahead of Peter Malnati (66), James Hahn (68) and Will Zalatoris (69).

U.S. Open champion Bryson DeChambeau catapulted himself into a share of eighth place, five shots off the pace.

DeChambeau – the 2018 winner – holed an eagle, five birdies and two bogeys for a five-under-par 66 ahead of next month's rescheduled Masters.

Sergio Garcia (73) ended the event 12 under, alongside defending champion Kevin Na (76).

Kim Sei-young clinched her maiden major title with a resounding five-stroke victory at the Women's PGA Championship on Sunday.

The South Korean carded a brilliant seven-under 63 in the final round at the Aronimink Golf Club in Pennsylvania.

Kim, 27, finished at 14 under, five shots clear of countrywoman and seven-time major winner Inbee Park.

The new champion had eight previous top-10 finishes in majors, including twice being a runner-up, before finally breaking through.

Kim – who held a two-stroke lead overnight – made three birdies on the front nine before finishing strongly with birdies on four of her final six to charge away for victory.

Japan's Nasa Hataoka (64) finished in a tie for third with Carlota Ciganda (65) at seven under.

Anna Nordqvist (71) was further adrift at four under, while Brooke Henderson (72) ended up in outright sixth, a shot further adrift.

Tyrrell Hatton produced a nerveless final-round 67 to fulfil a childhood dream as he sealed victory by four shots at the BMW PGA Championship on Sunday.

The Englishman, who finished on 19 under, took a three-stroke lead into the last day at Wentworth, a course he visited as a fan when he was just five years old.

Victor Perez and Joachim Hansen had been his closest rivals overnight, but neither could keep pace with Hatton, who made a birdie at the 18th for the fourth day running.

Perez had a 68 to take second and Hansen shot a level-par 72 to end up eight shots off the pace.

"It's unbelievable," Hatton said. "This was a goal of mine, to win this tournament in my career.

"Part of me is sad that I didn't get to experience the crowds and stuff with the grandstands, but it's just amazing to win this trophy."

Reigning Open champion Shane Lowry ended well back on nine under after fading badly over the weekend, following his 74 on Saturday with a closing 73.

American Patrick Reed, the highest ranked player in the field, finished in a tie for third after the world number nine signed for a third consecutive 68 to sit five shots back.

He had England's Andy Sullivan for company, with another home hope rounding out the top five after Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter got to 13 under.

Martin Laird and Patrick Cantlay share the two-stroke lead heading into the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, where Bryson DeChambeau lost ground.

Scotsman Laird and American Cantlay both posted third-round 65s to top the leaderboard at the PGA Tour tournament in Las Vegas on Saturday.

The pair were part of the quintet tied for the lead at the halfway stage of the event, and they moved clear at TPC Summerlin.

Laird was bogey-free after sinking an eagle and four birdies, while Cantlay had six birdies to sit 20 under through 54 holes.

U.S. Open runner-up Matthew Wolff, Wyndham Clark (65), Brian Harman (67) and Austin Cook (67) are tied for third following the penultimate round.

Wolff posted his career-low score on the PGA Tour with a 10-under-par 61. Since 1983, he is the fifth player to make three eagles on either the front or back nine in a round on Tour, doing so on number 11, 13 and 15.

Defending champion Kevin Na and Will Zalatoris (64) – playing on a sponsor exemption – are three shots off the pace and share seventh position in the standings.

Na scored a bogey-free 64 as he looks to join Jim Furyk as the only back-to-back winners of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.

Former Masters champion Sergio Garcia (69) and Peter Malnati (71) – one of the overnight leaders – are among a group of players tied for 19th after sliding down the leaderboard.

Meanwhile, it was a tough day for in-form U.S. Open champion DeChambeau following his even-par-71.

DeChambeau was a shot adrift at the start of the day but the 2018 Shriners winner was unable to post his third consecutive round in the 60s after struggling on the front nine, where he had two double bogeys and two bogeys to go with three birdies.

The American had just three double bogeys or worse through his first 18 rounds at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, but he had two through six holes on Saturday.

Kim Sei-young moved a step closer to claiming her first major title after opening up a two-stroke lead following the third round of the Women's PGA Championship.

South Korean golfer Kim – a 10-time LPGA Tour champion but still eyeing a maiden major – extended her lead with a three-under-par 67 in Pennsylvania on Saturday.

The 27-year-old, who is the winningest active player without a major championship, tops the leaderboard at seven under through 54 holes, ahead of 2016 winner Brooke Henderson (65) and 2009 champion Anna Nordqvist (68).

"I wouldn't say I'm nervous, but I'm also excited about going into the final day," Kim said afterwards at Aronimink Golf Club.

Three-time Women's PGA champion and seven-time major winner Inbee Park (66) is three strokes off the pace, while Bianca Pagdanganan (65) is a shot further back heading into the final round.

Defending champion Hannah Green carded a third-round 72 to be tied for 49th at seven over.

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