Rory McIlroy has pulled out of the Olympic Games in Rio because of concerns about the Zika virus.
In a statement, McIlroy said that “my health and my family’s health comes before everything else”.
“Even though the risk of infection from the Zika virus is considered low, it is a risk nonetheless and a risk I am unwilling to take,” said McIlroy, 27.
Vijay Singh and Australia’s Marc Leishman have already pulled out of the games because of the Zika issue. – READ MORE