Jorge Campillo to Replace Jon Rahm for Spain at Tokyo Olympics

Aug 9, 2018; Saint Louis, MO, USA; Jorge Campillo hits his tee shot on the 17th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club.

Spain initially did not intend to replace Jon Rahm after he tested positive for COVID-19, keeping him out of the Tokyo Olympics, but there's been a change of plans.

The International Golf Federation announced Monday that Jorge Campillo will be filling in for Rahm when the men's Olympic golf tournament begins Wednesday evening at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Campillo, 35, will be making his Olympic debut and will join Adri Arnaus as the only two men's golfers representing Spain in Tokyo. Two women's golfers — Carlota Ciganda and Azahara Munoz — will also be representing Spain when the women's tournament kicks off.

Campillo is currently the 199th-ranked men's golfer on the planet, per the World Golf Ranking.

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