Bryson DeChambeau out of Olympics event due to COVID-19

SANDWICH, ENGLAND – JULY 17: Bryson Dechambeau of The United States plays his second shot on the 1st hole during Day Three of The 149th Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club on July 17, 2021 in Sandwich, England. (Photo by Harry Trump/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Team USA just lost a key member of its Olympic golf team just days before Round 1. Bryson DeChambeau tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, and will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics due to the positive test.


DeChambeau tested positive for the virus during the final phase of testing, according to USA Golf. As a result, DeChambeau did not travel with the team to Japan.

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