Johnson out of World Problem, nonetheless planning on Presidents Cup

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(Information) – American World quantity 4 Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from subsequent week’s Hero World Problem within the Bahamas however says he might be match for the Presidents Cup the next week.

Golf – The 148th Open Championship – Royal Portrush Golf Membership, Portrush, Northern Eire – July 20, 2019 Dustin Johnson of the U.S. on the 18th gap through the third spherical Information/Ian Walton

Johnson, who has not performed since having left knee surgical procedure in early September, introduced the choice on Twitter on Saturday.

He stated Tiger Woods, captain of america staff to tackle the Internationals on the Presidents Cup in Australia, authorised of the plan.

Johnson stated that whereas the cartilage in his knee was totally healed, he felt he can be higher off spending the week practising reasonably than taking part in.

“After a number of cautious thought and session, I’ve determined that it’s in my greatest curiosity if I withdraw from subsequent week’s Hero World Problem,” he wrote.

“I’ve knowledgeable captain Woods of my determination, which he totally helps and understands, and can’t wait to tee it up with him and my teammates subsequent week in Australia.”

The World Problem is an unique 18-man occasion which doesn’t rely as an official victory on the PGA Tour.

The American Presidents Cup staff is already lacking world primary Brooks Koepka, who’s rehabilitating an injured knee.

The Presidents Cup might be performed at Royal Melbourne from Dec. 12-15.

The Individuals, who’ve misplaced the occasion solely as soon as in 12 stagings, are favored over an Worldwide staff that has additionally been hit by harm.

Australian former world primary Jason Day withdrew on Friday as a result of a again drawback, changed by South Korean An

Byeong-hun.

And South African Charl Schwartzel, a mainstay on the Worldwide staff on the previous 4 occasions, was unavailable for choice as a result of a wrist harm. He has not performed since April.

Reporting by Andrew Each in Cary, N.C.; Enhancing by Matthew Lewis