Jhonattan Vegas WDs from Sony after positive COVID-19 test; Seamus Power in the field

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Jhonattan Vegas withdrew from the Sony Open on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19.

Vegas is the second player to withdraw this year because of a positive test, after Jim Herman was forced to miss the 2021 opener, the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

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Currently 144th in the FedExCup standings, Vegas last played at the Mayakoba Classic in December. He now must self-isolate under the CDC guidelines.

Vegas was replaced in the field by Seamus Power.