Former Masters Champion Adam Scott to Miss the PGA Phoenix Open Due to an ‘Embarrassing’ Reason

Published 01/17/2023, 3:31 AM EST

The 2023 season is fully packed with great tournaments, including major championships. Golfers and their fans are equally excited for the year to ascend. However, this Australian professional golfer has his own reasons for missing out on one of the biggest tournaments this year. And it’s none other than Adam Scott.

As per sources, Adam Scott has confirmed that he will be missing the 2023 WM Phoenix Open. The tournament is going to be extra special this year as it will commence in the same week and at the same place as the Super Bowl. However, it is being said that Scott has his own ‘embarrassing reason’ for missing the tournament.

Why will Adam Scott miss the 2023 WM Phoenix Open

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After shooting four rounds in the 60s, Scott was able to wrap up the Sony Open finishing among the top 25. And after spending around 2 weeks in Hawaii, the golf star plans to take a little break and will relax back at home. The golfer will now be returning directly at the Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club on Feb. 16-19.

May 19, 2022; Tulsa, OK, USA; Adam Scott plays a shot on the eighth tee during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Southern Hills Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports

This implies that the player will not be present for participating in the WM Phoenix Open. And to give an explanation for missing out, Scott said, “Well, I don’t have a good reason for you. The embarrassing reason is I actually thought it went Phoenix, Pebble, LA, so I didn’t even consider it from the beginning,”.

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It is clear that Adam Scott will be missing this year’s WM Phoenix Open. And believe it or not, it is not for a worthy reason. What is your reaction to this disappointing announcement? Let us know in the comments section below!

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Joydeep Singh

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Joydeep Singh is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Bachelor's degree in Business Management, he possesses a writing experience of more than four years now. Having picked up on following golf for quite some time now, his favorite is the legendary Tiger Woods, whose games he just does not miss.

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