“Every action everyone takes in life has consequences, and it makes no difference in professional sports, especially if one chooses to break the rules. That’s what happened here with some of our members. -Keith Pelley, Chief Executive Officer of DP World Tour
Last updated: 24/06/22 11:10 am
The DP World Tour has confirmed that players participating in the LIV will be fined and will be suspended from future tournaments, including the Scottish Open in July.
Players who participated in the opening event of LIV Golf at the Centurion Club from June 9th to 11th will each be fined £ 100,000, the Genesis Scottish Open and the Barbasol Championship (July 7th to 10th). And the Barracuda Championship (July July) event will be interrupted. 14-17).
The DP World Tour also confirmed that participating in more conflicting tournaments without the required release “may be subject to further sanctions”.
Key Sperry, Chief Executive Officer of DP World Tour, said: Some of our members.
“Many members I’ve talked to in the last few weeks have not only disregarded our tours with them, but the pros who chose this route were the foundation of our game for the past half. It’s a century that has expressed its view that it also downplays the golf meritocracy ecosystem, which is also the foundation for us to build the next 50 years.
“Their actions are not fair to the majority of our members and undermine the tour, which is why we are taking the actions we announced today.”
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Rory McIlroy says he was surprised at Brooks Koepka’s decision to join the Saudi-backed LIV Invitational Series.
Rory McIlroy has labeled players who participated in the LIV Golf Series as “duplicates” in how they handled the withdrawal from the PGA Tour.
Four-time major winner Brooks Koepka is the latest renowned player to quit the PGA Tour, join the controversial Breakaway series, and join Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and more.
Koepka will withdraw from Connecticut’s Travelers Championship, the latest PGA Tour event that began Thursday, and will be competing in the second LIV event in Portland next week. The 32-year-old decision came after he seemed to indicate he wouldn’t take the tour when asked prior to last week’s National Open.
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Asked if he was surprised by Koepka’s decision before it was officially announced, the Northern Irish asked, “Am I surprised? Yes, because of what he said earlier.
“That’s why I’m surprised by many of these guys because they say one thing and then they do another, and I don’t understand.
“I don’t know if that’s a legal reason or not, but I don’t know, but it’s a good idea to say something and then do something else, both publicly and privately. There is a lot of duplication. “
LIV Golf confirmed that Koepka will be on a breakaway tour late Wednesday to compete at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Portland.
In response to Koepka’s departure, PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said: “I’m disappointed that Brooks Koepka has left and participated in the LIV Golf Series.
Scottie Scheffler, the number one in the world, says Brooks Koepka will not immediately exchange his memories at the PGA in response to his participation in the LIV Invitation Series.
“I didn’t have a chance to talk to him about it, and I’m looking forward to talking to him, but I’m not going to share any more at this time.
“All the players who left have great respect and respect for their contributions to the PGA Tour, and I think many players had a hard time making that decision. [to leave].. “
LIV golfers are allowed to play at the St Andrews Open
R & A has announced that golfers playing in the LIV series will be able to compete in the 150th Open next month.
The decision to allow those who are already qualified or exempted means that prominent players Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau and former open champion Phil Mickelson will be able to play in St Andrews’ last major of the year. increase.
The R & A decision is the same as the USGA, which allowed qualified LIV golfers to compete in the US Open at Brookline last week.
Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive Officer of R & A, said:
“Players who have been exempted or won a place through the 150th Open Qualifying according to entry requirements will be able to compete in the Championship at St Andrews. We will host and celebrate a world-class championship in July. Focusing on this truly historic opportunity for golf.
“As always, we invest open profits for the benefit of golf, which reflects our goal of ensuring that the sport will thrive 50 years from now. “
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