Jon Rahm tests positive for COVID-19, withdraws from Memorial Tournament


Jon Rahm watches his tee shot on the 14th hole during the third round of the Memorial golf tournament, Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

DUBLIN, Ohio – Jon Rahm was having a big day on Saturday at Muirfield Village in the third round at the Memorial Tournament, but he won’t be able to battle for the trophy on Sunday.

After scoring a par on 18 to take a six-stroke lead into the final round, Rahm was informed by officials that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

Due to the positive test, Rahm will be forced to withdraw from the tournament.

The PGA Tour released this statement on Twitter:

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