Ryo Ishikawa suspended for one month after violating quarantine

Japan Times -- Nov 17
Ryo Ishikawa was handed a one-month suspension by the Japan Golf Tour Organization on Monday after he admitted to breaking quarantine rules following his return from a trip to the United States.

The 30-year-old pro golfer, the Japanese tour’s leading money winner in 2009, also had his resignation as vice chairman and board member accepted after the story of him breaching the 14-day quarantine period was first reported in early November.

Ishikawa was photographed by a tabloid entering a golf lodge after a round on a course in Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo, on Oct. 27, only days after he returned from California where he took part in a Korn Ferry Tour qualifying event. ...continue reading