Calgary's Lee withdraws from LPGA event after caddie tests positive for COVID-19

GALLOWAY, N.J. — Calgary's Jaclyn Lee withdrew from the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Tuesday after learning that her caddie tested positive for COVID-19.

Lee said in a tweet that she learned of her caddie's positive test on Tuesday morning, despite her caddie having no symptoms.

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The 23-year-old has spent most of her season on the Symetra Tour.

She returned to the LPGA Tour on Aug. 6 at the Marathon Classic at Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio.

A severe wrist injury derailed Lee's 2019 campaign and she has a medical exemption for this season.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published on Sept. 29, 2020.

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