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Although more and more players are pulling out of the upcoming Travelers Championship event due to positive Covid-19 tests, golfer Justin Rose says he still feels “very safe” with the current safety measures.

Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson are the latest to withdraw from the upcoming tournament in Connecticut, USA, bringing the total number of golfers who have withdrawn to five.

Despite players dropping out, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan announced the event will go ahead as scheduled with no fans in attendance.

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Because of the precautions and the spaced-out nature of golf – players are “not in close contact with our competition,” says Rose – the British golfer thinks the sport “has an advantage over other sports” to continue playing in the ongoing pandemic.

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