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Paige Spiranac Has 1 Main Issue With Jon Rahm Situation

Popular Instagram golfer Paige Spiranac.

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Jon Rahm, the leader at The Memorial, has been forced to withdraw from the tournament due to a positive COVID-19 test.

The golf star was leading The Memorial tournament by six strokes following his round on Saturday. However, he found out following his final hole that he had tested positive. Rahm has been forced to withdraw from the tournament as a result.

The No. 2 player in the world released a statement on Twitter.

"I'm very disappointed in having to withdraw from the Memorial Tournament. This is one of those things that happens in life, one of those moments where how we respond to a setback defines us as people," Rahm wrote. "I'm very thankful that my family and I are all OK. I will take all of the necessary precautions to be safe and healthy, and I look forward to returning to the golf course as soon as possible.

"Thank you to all of the fans for their support and I'm looking forward to watching the showdown tomorrow afternoon with you all."

Former collegiate golfer turned sports media personality Paige Spiranac shared her thoughts on the situation. Spiranac had one main issue with the way it was handled. "Something we can all agree on is that telling Rahm the news by the green in front of everyone and on camera was a bad move," she wrote.

That's a fair point, however, the tournament probably wanted to let Rahm know before he interacted with anyone else off the course.

"Agree. But they could have gone up to him and said “please put on mask now and don’t touch anyone we have news to tell you inside," Spiranac added.

Collin Morikawa and Patrick Cantlay are now leading the tournament. Both players are at -12 heading into Sunday's final round.