AVONDALE, La. – Adam Scott has become the second golfer to opt out of this summer’s Olympic Games.
According to the Australian’s manager, Johan Elliot with Sportyard International, the timing of the Games doesn’t fit into Scott’s schedule. Scott also opted out of the 2016 Games in Brazil citing the busy PGA Tour schedule and the Zika virus outbreak.
“With the world being the way it is, Adam is gone 4-5 weeks at a time this year during his playing blocks,” Elliot said in a statement to GolfChannel.com. “With three young children at home, this time in the schedule will be devoted to family.