Jordan Spieth has actually selected to miss the 2016 Olympic golf event, mentioning rather unclear "health and wellness issues." Nevertheless, though Spieth is not much longer devoted to playing in Rio de Janeiro, the globe No. 3 has actually picked not to protect the title he won finally year"s John Deere Standard.

Spieth won the Deere in 2014 when it really feel on its typical week on the timetable, the week before the Open Champion. This year, the Deere was relocated to be the PGA Excursion occasion played opposite the Olympic golf competition. The Texan, nonetheless, doesn"t assume the optics of avoiding the Olympics to play in the Deere make good sense.

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"I do not assume it would certainly be a proper transfer to play that week," he claimed Tuesday in advance of the British Open. He included, "I do not assume it would certainly be ideal offered our choice on the Olympics."

Spieth is a two-time victor of the Deere, grabbing his very first PGA Trip win there in 2013, along with in 2015"s triumph.

Regardless of his choice to not complete anywhere the week of the Olympic event, Spieth did state he means to go back to the Deere, dip into TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill., in future years.






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