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Add Zach Johnson to the list of Open Championship withdrawals after he tested positive for COVID-19 last week. Johnson is a two-time major winner and the champion of the 2015 Open at St. Andrews when he defeated Marc Leishman and Louis Oosthuizen in a playoff.

Johnson played in the John Deere Classic and was slated to fly with a handful of other golfers over to The Open on Sunday evening. Why does this matter? Well, according to protocol, you can get contact traced out of the event even if you have already been vaccinated, which theoretically means that everyone on that plane could have to withdraw at some point if just one person on it tests positive….

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