Despite his six-shot lead, pro golfer Jon Rham was removed following the third round from the Memorial Tournament in Ohio, Saturday, thanks to a positive coronavirus test.
Rahm, the defending champion and second-ranked golfer in the world, was informed of the disastrous test as he walked off the 18th green at Muirfield Village Golf Club.
Surreal TV moment as six-stroke leader Jon Rahm learns he tested positive for COVID and Jim Nantz tries to make sense of it without knowing what Rahm’s been told pic.twitter.com/WvD6LmAlxs
— Timothy Burke (@bubbaprog) June 5, 2021
“I’m very disappointed in having to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament. This is one of those things that happens in life, one of those moments where how we respond to a setback defines us as people,” Rahm wrote in a statement. “I’m very thankful that my family and I are all OK. I will take