Despite being in the driver's seat to secure one of four spots on the U.S. men's Olympic golf team, Dustin Johnson will skip the competition in Tokyo to focus on the PGA Tour.
"I actually didn't really ever decide whether I was going to play or not, I just didn't sign up," Johnson said Saturday, according to ASAP Sports. "But it's right in the middle of a big stretch of golf for me, so that was the reason I was kind of waffling on it a little bit."
The Olympic golf competition is scheduled to run from July 29 to Aug. 1, two weeks after the Open Championship and one week before the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis.
"It's a lot of traveling at a time where it's important for me to feel like I'm focused playing on the PGA Tour," Johnson said.