Cameron Champ pulls out from Genesis Invitational because of winter storm in Texas

Cameron Champ has removed from the Genesis Invitational.

The PGA Tour declared the move Wednesday night. Champ’s delegates disclosed to Golf Digest the choice is identified with the colder time of year storms hitting Texas, where Champ has a home in Houston.

Champ was planned as one of the included pairings at Riviera with Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau, the three longest drivers on visit this season. With Champ out of the blend, that unique changes: In Champ’s place is Andrew Putnam, who positions 197th in driving distance this year.

Champ has been having a difficult time in 2021. He completed T-31 in the restricted field Tournament of Champions, and followed with three straight missed cuts. In any case, Champ has as of late been in the information for reasons outside his play, as the 25-year-old has utilized his sack to publicize Black-claimed private ventures during the period of February.

“I just want to do something a little different since we’re still dealing with all these issues and smaller business owners are taking a pretty big hit,” Champ told Golf Digest earlier this month. “I thought that was just a way to try to give back a little bit just to help them out some.”

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