Top Golfers Jon Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau out of Tokyo Olympics

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Olympics after testing positive for the coronavirus as NPR's Tom Goldman reports from Tokyo. Number one ranked Jon Rahm of Spain and number six American Bryson D. Shambo will miss the competitions scheduled to start this Thursday. It was stunning news in the golf World. First USA Golf announced. Bryson D. Shambo tested positive as part of the final protocol before he traveled to Japan than just hours later. The Spanish Olympic Committee said Jon Rahm was positive after undergoing a third straight test. The first two were negative. The multiple tests were required since he was in the UK last week, playing in the Open championship. Where he finished third Rams test result is a startling repeat of last month when he had to withdraw from the tournament he was leading after testing positive. Spanish officials say there's not enough time to find a replacement. The U. S will replace Shambo with Patrick Reed, who played in the 2016 Olympics. Tom Goldman. NPR NEWS Tokyo Tennessee will

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