Jason Day is happy for a possible Olympic second. Adam Scott? Nonetheless not a lot.
Chatting with the Australian Related Press on Wednesday on the PGA Championship, Day stated he would compete for Australia within the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo if he qualifies.
“Yeah, in fact, I might like to play in 2020,” stated Day, who declined to compete in Rio in 2016 due to worry of the Zika virus. “Final time, [wife Ellie] and I had been nonetheless making an attempt to have children and there was an opportunity of the Zika virus. That was the one concern we had. But when I’ve the chance to play in Tokyo, then I am there.
“To symbolize your nation is at all times particular and to know you’re an Olympian is one thing I am aiming for.”
Scott, together with Marc Leishman, additionally opted to skip the 2016 Olympics, which marked golf’s return to the Video games after a 112-year absence. Whereas Leishman is happy to play in 2020, in keeping with the AAP, Scott remained towards golf being within the Olympics.
“My place hasn’t actually modified from; it’s actually not the precedence for me,” Scott stated. “It is so far down the listing of thought, I am unable to give indication of the place I will be at at that time.”