The Open Championship is all set to start from July 15 and the most important championship is returning to the calendar after being canceled in 2020. The 149th Open Championship is organized amind loads of concern and lots of gamers have already withdrawn from participation attributable to varied causes.
The listing is lengthy and features a few outstanding names. The variety of gamers who’ve dropped off from the sphere is 13. Right here’s the listing of gamers who’ve opted out of the ultimate main championship of the yr.
Record of gamers lacking The Open Championship
Bubba Watson has withdrawn from The Open after figuring out that he has are available direct contact with somebody who has examined optimistic for COVID-19. Bubba introduced the information with a submit on Twitter and declared his unavailability for the event. Brendan Steele has changed Watson within the discipline.
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Former Open champion David Duval has additionally withdrawn from the occasion, however the organizers didn’t say why David withdrew. He gained the Open Championship in 2001 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. John Catlin, who performs within the European Tour, will substitute David within the discipline.
Okay.H. Lee has determined to not journey to England. He’ll miss the ultimate majors of the yr due to the start of his little one. In the meantime, Lee had gained his first PGA Tour occasion on the AT&T Byron Nelson in Might. Antoine Rozner has been introduced as his alternative for the event.
Matthew Wolff, though, has withdrawn from the celebrated occasion, the 22-year-old hasn’t supplied a motive for his withdrawal. Wolff didn’t play on the Tour for a couple of months between the Masters and the U.S. Open. He stayed away from the sport to give attention to his psychological well being. Andy Sullivan of England will substitute him within the discipline.
Golf – The Masters – Augusta Nationwide Golf Membership – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 8, 2021 Matthew Wolff of the U.S. chips onto the 2nd inexperienced through the first spherical REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
Sungjae Im and Si-Woo-Kim have additionally opted to skip the Open Championship to give attention to the Olympic event taking place later this month. A medal within the Olympic event would exempt each these South Korean gamers from necessary Korean navy service.
One other American golfer, Kevin Na, has opted to not make the journey to the UK for The Open Championship. He made this choice as a result of journey restrictions imposed by the UK and authorities.
Hideki Matsuyama was the newest to hitch the listing of withdrawn gamers. The 2021 Masters Champion examined optimistic for COVID-19 and continued to supply the identical outcomes even after dropping the entire signs. So citing all of the touring points to England, Hideki determined to skip this occasion. He’s, nevertheless, hopeful of constructing it to the Olympics in his dwelling nation.
The 149th version of The Open Championship, the unique main in golf, will happen from July 15-18 at St. George’s in Sandwich, Kent, England.