Jon Rahm was forced to leave the Memorial Tournament due to pisitivity to COVID-19. Already from the evening of Monday 31 May the Spanish champion had been placed in the crosshairs of the top American men's green circuit because he came into contact with a person who later proved positive.
Subjected to daily tests, the world number 3 was stopped at the end of the third round following the result of a swab carried out at the end of the second round. A new test also confirmed the positivity of the Iberian ace, who had no choice.
Rahm said: "I'm really sorry it's part of the things that happen in life, but the most important thing now is that my whole family is fine. I will take all necessary precautions and I hope to get back to playing as soon as possible."
Raham dominates the second and third rounds, makes a hole in one, takes the lead with 6 shots ahead of his opponents, mortgages an encore of successes in the tournament and then is forced to retire for his positive swab.
Bubba Watson talked again about depression
Major depressive disorder, also known as clinical depression, major depression, endogenous depression, unipolar depression, unipolar disorder, or recurrent depression is a psychiatric disorder or mood disorder characterized by episodes of depressed mood mainly accompanied by low self-esteem and loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities.
This group of symptoms was identified, described and classified as one of the mood disorders in the 1980 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association.
It is a disabling disease that often involves both the emotional and cognitive spheres of the person, negatively affecting family life, work, study, eating habits and about sleep, physical health with a strong impact therefore on lifestyle the quality of life in general.
Diagnosis is based on the patient's self-reported experiences, behavior reported by relatives or friends, and a mental status test. There is currently no laboratory test for its diagnosis. The most common time of onset is between the ages of 20 and 30, with a peak between the ages of 30 and 40.
The world of golf in solidarity with Naomi Osaka, number 2 in women's tennis who left Roland Garros after the controversy for having decided to desert press conferences, considered harmful to her mental health. From Bubba Watson to Michelle Wie, the green lines up alongside the Japanese who admitted "suffering from depression", asking for help.
"I've been through it too and it was very hard. We athletes have to help and understand it, because what is happening to her has happened and will happen to many others" So Bubba Watson, winner of The Masters in 2012 and 2014.
The American, who last February wanted to talk about his suffering, caused by an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), immediately intervened in defense of the Osaka. "I know that interviews, being in the spotlight, is part of our job.
But if at a specific moment you don't feel your best you have to pick up, get up, leave, rest and find someone who can help you. I understand that and that's why. I'm at his side " "I am really proud of the athletes who take care of their mental health and make it a priority.
It is necessary to create a debate about it. What Naomi has done is extremely courageous and appreciable." This is instead the opinion of Michelle Wie, whose injuries in the past in the recent past have led her to stay away from the green for a long time amidst gossip and controversy.