Jordan Spieth has actually chosen to skip the 2016 Olympic golf tournament, citing somewhat vague "health concerns." However, though Spieth is not longer committed to play in Rio de Janeiro, the world No. 3 has chosen no to defend the title he won at critical year"s man Deere Classic.

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Spieth won the Deere critical year as soon as it feel on its common week on the schedule, the week prior to the open up Championship. This year, the Deere was relocated to it is in the PGA Tour event played opposite the Olympic golf tournament. The Texan, however, doesn"t think the optics of skip the Olympics come play in the Deere do sense.


“I don’t think it would be an suitable move to play the week,” he said Tuesday ahead of the british Open. The added, “I don’t think it would certainly be proper given our decision top top the Olympics.”


Spieth is a two-time winner of the Deere, picking up his first PGA Tour success there in 2013, in enhancement to last year"s victory.


Despite his decision to not compete anywhere the week of the Olympic tournament, Spieth did to speak he intends to return to the Deere, play at TPC Deere operation in Silvis, Ill., in future years.


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