As he recovers from contracting the coronavirus a week before Christmas, Xander Schauffele has vowed to “fake it until I make it” Schauffele is one of 16 players in the Sentry Championship who did not win an official event last season, but an event typically reserved for winners includes players who reached the 2020 Tour Championship since Covid-19 cut the PGA Tour calendar.
It’s very strange,” Schauffele said before the tournament in Kapalua at a news conference. Xander Schauffele will compete in the Champions’ Tournament despite not winning in 2020 (Jane Barlow/PA) “I joked (that) I got Covid and the reason I’m here is because of Covid, so there are always a few ways to look at it. But yeah, it’s very strange to play without an officer in a Champions’ Tournament. For the next two days, the 27-year-old isolated himself in a hotel and then ended up “sick as a dog. ” I dragged myself to the doctor, tested positive and luckily was able to quarantine my dogs and my girl at home,” Schauffele added. Here’s a look at my favorite moments from the 2020 season. Back to work at the start of the new year pic.twitter.com/ErFuhVHcst- Xander Schauffele (@XSchauffele) December 15, 2020 ” We had everything traced. No one had it around her. My family hasn’t gotten it. But that’s an interesting thing. It’s a little scary because, I guess, there are so many unknown details about the whole phase of Covid. “But like I said, I’m just happy to be here and slowly getting my strength back day by day. I tried to run a few holes today (Tuesday), just as a test. “I’m certainly not in top shape, to be honest. I took about three weeks off and then I spent four or five days playing golf, then I got Covid, and I had 10 days in quarantine. But psychologically, before I make it, I can fake it. So I’ve got to go back to those good memories of the last couple of years. Aloha, 2021. pic.twitter.com/haXkwBggPE- PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 4, 2021After a final-round 62, Schauffele won the 2019 Tournament of Champions and needed a birdie on the 18th hole to defend the title 12 months later, only to three-putt for par and get into a playoff with Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed. After Schauffele was also eliminated from the playoff with a three-putt on the first extra three-putt on the first extra