August 25, 2020
WHOOP scored a hole-in-one on the golf course earlier this summer. After golfer Nick Watney was first alerted to his coronavirus symptoms from his wearable WHOOP device, the PGA Tour secured 1,000 WHOOP straps for its golfers and caddies. The WHOOP devices have continued to take off since, and the company is now helping in finding a cure for COVID-19. Emily Capodilupo, Vice President, Data Science and Research for WHOOP, explains what the straps specifically look for when it comes to detecting coronavirus symptoms.