Jordan Spieth withdraws from AT&T Byron Nelson with wrist damage
Jordan Spieth has withdrawn from this week’s AT&T Byron Nelson.
The three-time main winner introduced Monday afternoon that he skilled “extreme ache in [his] left wrist over the weekend,” which medical doctors confirmed requires “relaxation and restricted motion.”
“The AT&T Byron Nelson means absolutely the world to me,” Spieth stated within the assertion of his hometown occasion. “I’m dissatisfied to overlook it this week. Enjoying in entrance of household & mates in Dallas is likely one of the highlights of my yr, and the event workers and volunteers are second to none. I look ahead to being again subsequent yr and a few years after.”
Spieth made his PGA Tour debut on the Byron Nelson as a 16-year-old in 2010 because the event’s first newbie sponsor exemption since 1995. He went on to make the lower, turning into the Tour’s sixth youngest to ever make the weekend, ultimately ending in a tie for sixteenth. Spieth has performed within the event 11 occasions, and yearly since 2013. Final yr, he completed solo second, one shot behind winner Ok.H. Lee.
Lately, the Byron Nelson has taken place the week earlier than the PGA Championship, serving as a tune-up earlier than gamers deal with the second main of the season.
Spieth, who wants solely the PGA title to finish the profession grand slam, didn’t point out if the damage would maintain him from subsequent week’s championship at Oak Hill, though he did checklist his restoration as “week to week.”
“I’m centered on therapeutic as shortly as attainable,” he stated. “Honest because of the medical professionals who’ve supported me over the weekend.”
Spieth has made 13 begins this season, making 10 cuts and notching 5 prime 10s. He has not gained, though he does have a runner-up end on the RBC Heritage.
George McNeill will exchange Spieth within the Byron Nelson area.
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