For the 2nd clip successful the past 2 months, Jon Rahm has been forced to retreat from a large lawsuit aft investigating affirmative for COVID-19.
The No. 1 ranked golfer successful the satellite volition not enactment successful the Olympics aft investigating affirmative earlier arriving successful Tokyo.
Rahm, who was acceptable to correspond Spain, antecedently tested affirmative for the microorganism successful aboriginal June and was forced to retreat from the Memorial Tournament portion holding a six-stroke pb entering the last round. He went connected to triumph the U.S. Open conscionable implicit 2 weeks later.
Rahm volition not beryllium replaced connected the team, with the International Golf Federation releasing a connection saying determination is not capable clip to find a replacement and comply with indispensable wellness protocols. Spain volition beryllium represented soley by Adri Arnaus.
Rahm wsn't the lone big-name golfer to beryllium forced to retreat from the Olympics.
It was announced connected Saturday that the United States will beryllium without Bryson DeChambeau, who besides tested affirmative for COVID-19. The No. 6 ranked golfer, and victor of the 2020 U.S. Open, volition beryllium replaced by Patrick Reed connected Team USA.