Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Logo
Friday, May 15, 2020 11:09:03 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

McIlroy backs PGA return plan, will play first three events

photo by

By
16th-May-2020       
Share
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Save
  • E-mail
  • Print
Comments
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Agency :
World number one Rory McIlroy supports the US PGA Tour health and safety plan for returning to competition in June, saying he plans to play all three events next month.
McIlroy, whose four titles last year included the Tour and Players championships, liked the safeguards outlined Wednesday by the PGA, including coronavirus tests and events played without spectators.
"I believe the PGA Tour has a very robust policy in place, and, if they can execute it, I feel comfortable getting back out there and playing and traveling," McIlroy said.
The 31-year-old, four-time major winner from Northern Ireland plans to tee off when the PGA resumes its season on June 11 at Colonial in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Fort Worth, Texas.
McIlroy also intends to play the next two PGA tournaments, the Heritage in South Carolina on June 18-21 and the Travelers Championship on June 25-28 at TPC River Highlands near Hartford, Connecticut-all without spectators.
"We're going to have to take as many precautions as possible to be able to put tour events on again," McIlroy said.
"If they can execute it the right way, I see no reason why we can't start June 11. If we do, I'll be ready to go in Fort Worth."
Plans would have players test for the deadly virus before coming to the venue and again upon arrival, then undergo daily temperature checks at the course and such measures as face masks and social distancing as needed.

Tariff
Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Editorial »

Corona crisis and messy condition of our health sector


ALLOWING private organisations that have employed staff with little training to collect samples from suspected Covid-19 patients in the absence of monitoring increases coronavirus spread risks in addition to being a sheer waste of public money. The Health Services Directorate is running a project under which it allowed two private ...

Editorial »

Miseries of limited-income group people intensifying


The Covid-19 pandemic has already pushed many middle-income families into poverty. The middle income people are in hardship as they cannot ask people for help or stand in line for relief as they are rather used to helping people when people are in economic trouble. Many who belong to the ...

City »

Workers Party of Bangladesh, Dhaka Mahanagar formed a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club on Wednesday to meet its various demands including mosquito-free Dhaka with a view to resisting dengue along with coronavirus.


.

Sports »

Rumana heaves sigh of relief at postponement of ICC WC Qualifier


BSS, Dhaka :Bangladesh Women team's ODI skipper Rumana Ahmed heaved a sigh of relief after International Cricket Council (ICC) postponed the Women's 2021 World Cup (WC) Qualifier.The world cricket apex body in press release on Tuesday revealed that the World Cup Qualifier which was slated to be held from July ...

Editorial »

Infected garment workers must get treatment as promised


With more and more garment factories reopening every day, the deadly coronavirus appears to be spreading among workers in the industrial belts in Ashulia, Gazipur, Narayanganj and Chattogram. As of Monday, at least 58 workers from 35 garment factories got infected with the virus. The number of infected workers was ...

Sports »

I`ve never seen such kind of silence in BKSP in 13 years: Shirin Akter


Sports Reporter :Seven times consecutive Fastest Woman of Bangladesh Shirin Akter said, " I've never seen such kind of silence in BKSP in 13 years."Shirin Akter has become bored during the lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic. Shirin Akter of Bangladesh Navy wants to keep his fitness during this time. So, ...

City »

Members of Bangladesh Army taking precautionary measures to maintain social distancing with a view to tackling coronavirus spread. The snap was taken from the city's Shanti Nagar Bazar on Tuesday.


.

Editorial »

Before burdening people with borrowed money govt must trim its size and exercise austerity


The government will request the International Monetary Fund for quick releasing of US$700 million loan to assist the country's balance of payment. Finance Division officials said the loan would be utilised to meet the BoP, which is under pressure following economic recession due to Covid-19 pandemic. The borrowing would be ...

Back Page »

No social distancing is maintained at Shyam Bazar wholesale market in city's old Dhaka risking spread of coronavirus. This photograph was taken on Monday.


City »

Members of Bangladesh Navy distributing iftar items among the distressed people at different areas of Khulna on Monday to tackle coronavirus.


.

City »

Founder of Ganoswasthya Kendra Dr. Zafrullah Chowdhury speaking at a prèss conference in its auditorium in the city on Monday seeking certificate about GR COVID-19 Dot Blot Rapid Testing Kit from the government for the detection of coronavirus.


.

Cricket »

After returning to cricket I want to start from where I ended: Shakib


BSS, Dhaka :Bangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan expressed his keen interest to get back to the cricket as early as possible as he couldn't live the life without it.But the premier all-rounder of the country who now has been serving two- year ban, with one year of that suspended, ...

Editorial »

Govt must understand human pain and listen to experts


A government-appointed committee has said the Covid-19 outbreak may peak in the weeks around the Eid-ul-Fitr. It has forecasted that Covid-19 infection cases may cross the 50,000 mark by this time. A reliable prediction however would be possible if there had been more testing along with stricter coronavirus restrictions. In ...

City »

PM's Principal Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus receiving a cheque of donation from Palli Karma-Sahayak Foundation (PKSF) Chairman Dr Qazi Kholiquzzaman Ahmad on behalf of the premier at the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in Dhaka on Sunday.


.

Sports »

Mushfiqur pairs up with Shakib's Foundation to help poor people


UNB, Dhaka :Bangladesh former captain Mushfiqur Rahim paired up with the foundation of Shakib Al Hasan to help the poor people of Bogura, Mushfiqur's native town. In a video message published by Shakib Al Hasan's facebook page, Musfhqiur Rahim said, "Shakib and I have had many wonderful partnerships on the field. ...

 
Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
 
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Email:
Write a comment to this news