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Masters champion Matsuyama out of PGA occasion with COVID-19

Reigning Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama withdrew from the US PGA Rocket Mortgage Classic earlier than Friday’s second spherical after testing optimistic for COVID-19.

The 29-year-old world quantity 18 grew to become the primary Japanese man to win a serious golf title when he captured the inexperienced jacket in April at Augusta National.

Matsuyama opened with a degree par 70 within the first spherical at Detroit Golf Club.

His departure compelled six-time main winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Rickie Fowler to play in a twosome on Friday.

Matsuyama is ready to symbolize Japan within the Olympic golf match from July 29-August 1 and is entered within the British Open on July 15-18 at England’s Royal St. George’s.

Under COVID-19 protocols, Matsuyama should quarantine for 10 days or till he returns two unfavourable assessments greater than 24 hours aside.

– Japan Today

 松山選手は東京オリンピックの日本代表に選出されていて、29日に男子ゴルフの第1ラウンドが始まりますが、予定通り出場するかどうかは明らかになっていません。 – ANNnewsCH