Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm leave Tokyo Olympics after positive coronavirus tests – .

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Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm leave Tokyo Olympics after positive coronavirus tests – .


Two of the best golfers at the Tokyo Olympics have come out after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Team USA’s Bryson DeChambeau and Spain’s Jon Rahm will have to miss the Games after testing positive for COVID-19.

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DeChambeau had not yet left for Tokyo. Patrick Reed will replace DeChambeau on Team USA.

“I am deeply disappointed that I will not be able to participate in the Olympics for Team USA,” he said in a statement, via ESPN. “Representing my country means the world to me, and it has been a huge honor to be part of this team. I wish Team USA good luck next week in Tokyo.

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“I will now focus on my health and look forward to returning to competition once I am cleared to do so. “

Rahm, who already tested positive for the coronavirus earlier in the year, sparking an uproar when he was withdrawn from the Memorial. The Spanish Olympic Committee announced Rahm’s positive test on Sunday.

Spain will not replace Rahm at the Olympics. Adri Arnaus is the only golfer in the country to participate in the tournament.

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It was Rahm’s second positive test in two months. The Spanish Olympic Committee has said golfers must take three PCR tests and pass all of them. Rahm’s first two PCR tests were negative.

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