Here’s The 60 Players In The Olympic Golf Field But Xander Not Excited About Trip

There are some big names in the field for the delayed 2020 Olympics in Japan but really not many are getting excited about it.  Xander Schauffele for instance is 4th on the qualification list but he gave the distinct impression he just didn't want to go when asked about it at Torrey Pines.

“I haven't really made a decision yet. It's something I was going to decide tonight or tomorrow morning,” he said. “Logistics are tricky. There's no opening ceremony, no experience of Japan. You're kind of locked down in your hotel. You can't go and see other venues or events. In terms of an actual Olympics, obviously, you're playing for some hardware, some gold medals and what not, but the overall experience, which I hear is really cool, isn't going to be there in Japan this year.”
That's right. You did read an Olympic Gold Medal being referred to as hardware.
On a brighter note Rory Sabbatini IS going. Representing Slovakia.
Here's the 60 qualifiers.
1. Jon Rahm
2. Justin Thomas
3. Collin Morikawa
4. Xander Schauffele
5. Bryson DeChambeau
6. Rory McIlroy
7. Tyrrell Hatton
8. Viktor Hovland
9. Hideki Matsuyama
10. Paul Casey
11. Abraham Ancer
12. Sungjae Im
13. Cameron Smith
14. Joaquin Niemann
15. Corey Conners
16. Victor Perez
17. Garrick Higgo
18. Shane Lowry
19. Marc Leishman
20. Christiaan Bezuidenhout
21. Si Woo Kim
22. Carlos Ortiz
23. Mackenzie Hughes
24. Sebastián Muñoz
25. Guido Migliozzi
26. Emiliano Grillo
27. Rikuya Hoshino
28. Antoine Rozner
29. Thomas Detry
30. Alex Noren
31. Thomas Pieters
32. Kalle Samooja
33. Matthias Schwab
34. Rasmus Hojgaard
35. Sami Valimaki
36. Jazz Janewattananond
37. Jhonattan Vegas
38. Francesco Molinari
39. Henrik Norlander
40. Rafa Cabrera Bello
41. Mito Pereira
42. Joachim B Hansen
43. Rory Sabbatini
44. Sepp Straka
45. Joost Luiten
46. Ryan Fox
47. C.T. Pan
48. Adrian Meronk
49. Maximilian Kieffer
50. Juvic Pagunsan
51. Wil Besseling
52. Ondrej Lieser
53. Scott Vincent
54. Gunn Charoenkul
55. Hurly Long
56. Fabrizio Zanotti
57. Rafael Campos
58. Gavin Kyle Green
59. Carl Yuan
60. Kristian K Johannessen

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Title: Here's The 60 Players In The Olympic Golf Field But Xander Not Excited About Trip
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Published Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2021 09:36:00 +0000


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