Bryson DeChambeau Assessments Constructive For COVID-19, Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Bryson DeChambeau gained’t be competing on the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19.

USA Golf introduced the information Saturday evening.

“I’m deeply dissatisfied not to have the ability to compete within the Olympics for Workforce USA,” DeChambeau mentioned in an announcement from the PGA. “Representing my nation means the world to me and it’s was an incredible honor to make this crew. I want Workforce USA one of the best of luck subsequent week in Tokyo. I’ll now deal with getting wholesome, and I look ahead to returning to competitors as soon as I’m cleared to take action.”

Patrick Reed, who represented the US on the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro however didn’t medal, will take his place on Workforce USA and spend the weekend present process testing protocol. He’s at present ranked thirteenth within the World Golf Ranking, seven spots behind DeChambeau.

Reed will be part of the remainder of the boys’s crew — Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa and Xander Schauffele — for the primary spherical of males’s golf competitors Thursday.

Sadly, DeChambeau isn’t the primary Workforce USA athlete pressured to tug out of the Video games as a result of virus. Bradley Beal isn’t enjoying with the boys’s basketball crew after getting into well being and security protocols, and girls’s gymnastics alternate Kara Eaker examined optimistic Monday.

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