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Matsuyama withdraws from Olympics over Zika concerns

/ Jul 4, 2016

Matsuyama withdraws from Olympics over Zika concerns

Hideki Matsuyama has followed Jason Day and Rory McIlroy out of the Rio Olympics, opting not to compete because of concerns about the Zika virus, the Japanese golfer said on Sunday. “I won’t go. I’m not competing,” Matsuyama said after the final round of ...

/ Jul 2, 2016

Tiger won't return at British Open

Tiger Woods is out of the British Open, the first time he has sat out three majors in one year. The R&A announcement that the 14-time major champion has withdrawn was not a surprise. Woods has not played in nearly a year as he ...

/ Jun 24, 2016

McDowell rejects chance to replace McIlroy in Rio

Graeme McDowell rejected the chance to replace Rory McIlroy in the Irish Olympic team on Thursday, becoming the latest high-profile golfer to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Games. While McIlroy cited concerns about the Zika virus, McDowell said he decided months ago ...

McIlroy opts out of Olympics over Zika concerns

/ Jun 22, 2016

McIlroy opts out of Olympics over Zika concerns

Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is “a risk I am unwilling to take.” “After speaking with those closest to ...