PGA Tour suspends LIV Golf participants

A two-page memorandum provided by PGA Trip commissioner Jay Monahan claimed the put on hold gamers are no more qualified to complete in all PGA Trip occasions

The PGA Trip on Thursday put on hold Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson as well as 15 others joining the inaugural LIV Golf occasion.

A two-page memorandum provided by PGA Trip commissioner Jay Monahan claimed the put on hold gamers are no more qualified to complete in all PGA Trip occasions, the Presidents Mug as well as all trips approved by the PGA Trip, consisting of the Korn Ferryboat Scenic Tour, PGA Scenic Tour Champions, PGA Scenic Tour Canada as well as PGA Scenic Tour Latinoamerica.

“( The gamers) did not obtain the essential contrasting occasion as well as media legal rights launches– or did not request launches in any way– as well as their engagement in the Saudi Golf League/LIV Golf occasion remains in offense of our Event Rules,” the memorandum claimed. “The exact same destiny applies for any type of various other gamers that take part in future Saudi Golf Organization occasions in offense of our Rules.”

The 48-player LIV Golf occasion that started on Thursday at the Centurion Club outside London, problems with the PGA Trip’s RBC Canadian Open.

Along with Mickelson as well as Johnson, the various other gamers put on hold by the PGA Scenic Tour are Sergio Garcia, Talor Gooch, Branden Poise, Matt Jones, Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, Kevin Na, Andy Ogletree, Louis Oosthuizen, Turk Pettit, Ian Poulter, Charl Schwartzel, Hudson Swafford, Peter Uihlein as well as Lee Westwood.

Garcia, Poise, Johnson, Kaymer, McDowell, Na, Ooosthuizen, Pettit, Schwartzel as well as Westwood have actually educated the PGA Trip that they have actually surrendered their subscriptions. Those gamers will certainly be gotten rid of from the FedExCup factors checklist when the authorities data are uploaded on Sunday evening.

” These gamers have actually made their selection for their very own financial-based factors,” Monahan created in the memorandum dealt with to PGA Trip participants. “Yet they can not require the exact same PGA Trip subscription advantages, factors to consider, chances as well as system as you, our followers as well as our companions. You have actually made a various selection, which is to follow the Event Rules you accepted when you achieved the imagine gaining a PGA scenic tour card as well as– extra significantly– to complete as component of the transcendent company worldwide of expert golf.”

LIV Golf launched a main declaration on social networks in reaction to the memorandum.

” Today’s news by the PGA Trip is spiteful as well as it grows the divide in between the Trip as well as its participants. It’s bothering that the Trip, a company devoted to developing chances for golf enthusiasts to play the video game, is the entity obstructing golf enthusiasts from playing,” the declaration reviewed. “This definitely is not latest thing on this subject. The age of complimentary company is starting as we are happy to have a complete area of gamers joining us in London, as well as past.”

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