The Aberdonian, who has performed in 14 Scottish Opens, took ailing on the weekend and had not recovered to take his Thursday afternoon tee-time at The Renaissance.
“I’ve been ailing the previous couple of days and my physique can’t take 72 holes,” he stated. “I’m vastly disenchanted to not compete in opposition to the perfect gamers on this planet however generally issues are outdoors your management.
Richie Ramsay is “vastly disenchanted” to have needed to withdraw from the Genesis Scottish Open by means of sickness.
“I’ve to look extra long run and simply deal with getting higher. I can solely want the remainder of the Scots and all the opposite gamers the perfect.”
The absence is very acute for Ramsay as he has an attachment to The Renaissance Membership. He additionally received the Jock MacVicar AGW Memorial Trophy final yr as the perfect Scottish finisher within the event.
Now 39, Ramsay has received thrice on the DP World Tour and got here agonisingly near a fourth on the Betfred British Masters on the Belfry in Could.
Ramsay was changed within the draw by England’s Callum Shinkwin. His absence leaves eight Scottish starters within the £6.6 million event. It’s the primary to be co-sanctioned by the DP World Tour and the PGA Tour below their strategic partnership.