Cameron Champ Announces Unfortunate News for Remainder of the Season

Published 10/08/2021, 11:47 AM EDT
Apr 23, 2021; Avondale, Louisiana, USA; Cameron Champ lines ups a putt on the 9th green during the second round of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports


Cameron Champ has announced that he will be suspending the rest of his 2021 season due to an injury. This is not how the American would have envisioned this season. But unfortunately, he had to pull out from the remaining events of 2021, citing an injury to his left wrist. Meanwhile, he has only played in one event in the new season, and the fans had a lot of expectations from the 26-year-old. 

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The California native had a great 2020-21 season with a win at 3M Open. This year, he was determined to go a step ahead and have another incredible season. But sadly, the three-time PGA Tour winner had to back off from the initial few months of the 2021-22 PGA Tour season. 

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Cameron Champ shares a post on social media to announce the unfortunate news

Cameron Champ announced this unfortunate news on both Instagram and Twitter. “In order to properly heal an injury to my left wrist, I’ve made the decision to suspend the remainder of my playing schedule in 2021,” posted Champ. However, it is unclear when did Cameron Champ suffer this injury and to what extent the issue has increased. 

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Champ most recently played in the Fortinet Championship in Napa, California. But, he missed the cut for the event after scoring 73 and 71. However, he had an incredible 2020-21 season as he finished third on tour in driving distance and had top-25 finishes in 26 starts. 

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Moreover, he made the cut in each of his last five starts and had five top-25 finishes in 26 starts. But sadly, he missed the FedExCup final Tour Championship by a whisker, which prevented him from reaching the Tour Championship for a second straight year. 

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This is not the first time that the 26-year-old is facing an injury issue. Previously, Champ had back issues in particular, which troubled him during the initial phase of his career. A return date to the Tour for Cameron remains unclear as of now. We wish him a speedy recovery. 

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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