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Day is a no-go for Rio

The return of golf to the Olympic Games proves to be in vain as No. 1 player Jason Day has also opted not to compete in Rio due to concerns regarding the Zika virus.


Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Couldn't even type "Jason Day is the latest golfer to pull out of the Olympics" before Shane Lowry became the latest golfer to pull out of the Olympics.

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Couldn't even type "Jason Day is the latest to pull out of the Olympics" before Shane Lowry became the latest to pull out of the Olympics.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

With Jason Day's withdrawal today from the Olynpics, the list of elite golfers out of the competition might be more impressive than those still in right now. Day joins Rory McIlroy, Adam Scott and Charl Schwartzel among those who have announced their decision to bypass the Rio festivities.

Jason Sobel ESPN Senior Writer 

Citing concerns over the Zika virus, world No. 1-ranked golfer Jason Day withdrew from the upcoming Olympic Games today.

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Jason Day latest to pull out of Olympics over Zika concerns. The list of players out might be more impressive than those still in right now.