Australian golfer Adam Scott announces that he is unavailable for selection for the Australian Olympic Committee Golf team in 2016

Rio 2016 tee marker
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 06: A tee marker on the first hole prior to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Golf Course on August 6, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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World number 7 and US PGA Tour FedEx Cup leader Adam Scott today announced that he is unavailable for selection for the Australian Olympic Golf Team in 2016.

The IGF is disappointed with Adam Scott's decision to make himself un-available to play in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio but respect his professional and personal reasons for deciding not to compete in Rio and look forward to successful return of golf to the Olympic Games.

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