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Bryson DeChambeau tested positive for COVID-19, as component of the last screening protocol just before he left the United States for the Olympics 2020 in Japan. He will be not able to contend for Group Usa.
Patrick Reed will swap DeChambeau and is going through the requisite tests protocol these days, Sunday and Monday before departing for Japan. The initial round of competitors is Thursday, July 29 (regional time). Reed is now the only two-time Olympian for the United States for the men’s competition, as he performed for Team United states of america in 2016 and will now compete in the 2020 Olympics.
Symbolizing Staff Usa Golf now contains Patrick Reed plus Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa and Xander Schauffele in the men’s competition, and Nelly Korda, Lexi Thompson, Danielle Kang and Jessica Korda in the women’s opposition.
“I am so enthusiastic to have the opportunity to represent our region and be a aspect of Team United states of america in Tokyo,” said Reed. “I desire Bryson practically nothing but the very best, and I know how unhappy he is to not be in a position to contend, and I will do my best to play my finest and stand for our place.”
“I am deeply let down not to be ready to compete in the Olympics for Staff United states of america,” said DeChambeau. “Representing my nation signifies the environment to me and it is was a large honor to make this crew. I want Crew United states of america the very best of luck future week in Tokyo. I will now focus on getting nutritious, and I glance ahead to returning to opposition after I am cleared to do so.”
“We’re naturally dissatisfied for Bryson, as we know how a great deal he was hunting ahead to symbolizing the United States in his first Olympics,” claimed Andy Levinson, USA Golfing Govt Director. “But we’re thrilled that Patrick Reed is energized to participate in for his state when he is termed on, even with the physically demanding testing protocols and he is set to get there just in time to compete – on a golfing course he will have hardly ever observed prior to the begin of levels of competition. It seriously illustrates the relevance of the Olympics and the benefit Patrick locations on participating in for Group Usa and for his state. We’re fired up to welcome him to Tokyo soon and know he’ll be a formidable competitor for Team Usa.”