Sergio Garcia will sit out his first major golf tournament in 21 years after testing positive for COVID-19.
The 2017 Masters champion informed Augusta National of his positive test and Garcia will not be in the field for the rescheduled Masters Tournament that begins this week.
Garcia took to Twitter to explain he exhibited some symptoms after driving back from the Houston Open last week before getting a positive test result on Sunday.
Sergio Garcia has informed Augusta National Golf Club that he will not participate in the 2020 Masters Tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test result. pic.twitter.com/SdIlomCrNT
— The Masters (@TheMasters) November 9, 2020