Hideki Matsuyama forced to miss 2021 British Open, not recovering from COVID-19 – OA Sport

he will not be there Hideki Matsuyama The 2021 Open, known in our country as the British Open. The Japanese, already this year’s Masters winner in Augusta, has not actually fully recovered from the Covid-19 that hit him at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.

For the Japanese, the situation is not so good, because although he had no symptoms, his tests continued to give positive results, a fact that prevents him from implementing any plan to return to the Greens, and even go to Royal St. .

These are the words conveyed by the BBC:I feel good, but I haven’t been able to train. Along with the difficulties of traveling to the UK, My team and I decided it was better to lose to ensure everyone’s safetyThen he renews the date with the 2022 edition, Number 150, which will be played at the Temple of St. Andrews.

The American will take his place Harold Varner III. It must be remembered that in this edition of this year’s fourth major there will be a bubble, with a specific request for golfers to avoid bars, restaurants and supermarkets and to stay in specially approved hotels or private homes that can be shared by up to four people, excluding players others.

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