Cowen, 69, hasn't been tested despite having an
ambulance come to his London home as his health worsened.
"Low oxygen blood levels, high temperature, hot and cold
shivers, racing heart rate, shortage of breath, continuous deep
cough," Cowen said while describing the issues. "They said I had
all the symptoms but there's nothing they could do about it
other than give me (pain and fever medication) and fluids."
Cowen works with World No. 3 Brooks Koepka and U.S. Open champ
Gary Woodland, often putting in long hours at the practice range
during events. He was most recently at The Players Championship
in Florida before it was canceled on March 12 after one round
due to the outbreak.
Cowen believes he contracted the COVID-19 virus on the flight
home to London.
"I don't want to alarm anyone, and I might just have been
particularly vulnerable to it," Cowen told The Telegraph. "But
I'm not sure how anyone with an underlying illness could cope
Woodland told Golfweek in a text message that his family --
including a wife and three children -- are all healthy and
displaying no symptoms.
The only known golfer to contract coronavirus is PGA Tour
Latinoamerica player Victor Lange, a 26-year-old from South
--Field Level Media
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