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Tony Finau of the United States reacts on the 18th green during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)
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Tony Finau Announces PGA Tour Return After Bout With COVID-19

Tony Finau of the United States reacts on the 18th green during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 13, 2019 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, UtahΒ – Tony Finau returns to the PGA Tour for the first time in a month following a bout with COVID-19. Finau’s last start was on the final day of the U.S. Open where Finau would finish in a tie for eighth.

Finau’s Back

The news dropped late on Tuesday (October 21) evening when Finau published a video of himself test driving the new PING G425.

“COVID-19 got me pretty good not even gonna front,” Finau said in his post. “I’m healthy and ready to get back to it.”

The Zozo Championship was originally scheduled to be held in Japan, but due to schedule changes made by the PGA Tour due to the pandemic, this year’ss event will be held at Sherwood Country Club in California.

It is a 78 player field with no cut.

Finau is tasked with ramping up his preparation for the upcoming Masters tournament which is now only two weeks away.

Tee Times

Finau will play alongside Tyler Duncan and Corey Conners for the first two days. He will tee off the first tee on Thursday at 1:12 a.m. and off the 10th tee at 12:18 a.m. on Friday.

Other notables in the field include Tiger Woods, Xander Schauffele, Mathew Wolff, Patrick Reed, Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott, Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas.

 

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