Sweden’s Henrik Stenson throughout day 2 of The Open at the Old Course, St Andrews on July 15,2022 Henrik Stenson is anticipated to be imminently removed of his Ryder Cup captaincy and sign up with the Saudi- backed LIV Golf Invitational Series.
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Henrik Stenson is anticipated to be imminently removed of his Ryder Cup captaincy and sign up with the Saudi- backed LIV Golf Invitational Series.
The 2016 Champion Golfer of the Year, who is set to lead Team Europe in next September’s edition of the biennial contest, has actually been routinely related to the Greg Norman- fronted trip.
Stenson informed press reporters that his schedule for the rest of the year was “undecided” after missing out on the cut on Friday at The Open in St Andrews, with the 46- year-old now set to devote to the breakaway circuit.
New Champion Golfer of the Year Cameron Smith has actually formerly been reported to be thinking about the breakaway circuit, with the Australian declining to reject speculation about his playing golf future in the media conference after his one-shot triumph at St Andrews.
When inquired about signing up with LIV Golf, right away after his win at The Open, Smith stated: “I simply won the British Open, and you’re inquiring about that. I believe that’s quite not that excellent.
Smith, who is now exempt in all 4 majors till 2027, included: “I do not understand, mate. My group around me frets about all that things. I’m here to win golf competitions.”
LIV Golf gamers thinking about Asian Tour looks?
Players who signed up with the circuit are suspended forever by the PGA Tour, while the DP World Tour provided ₤100,000 fines for those contending in the opening occasion of the inaugural season, leaving minimal playing chances for LIV Golf members outside their own occasions.
The absence of world rankings points presently available on the Greg Norman- fronted trip implies gamers remain in risk of rapidly dropping the standings, endangering possible eligibility of playing in majors moving forward for those not currently holding an exemption, with Paul Casey verifying those included are thinking about other alternatives.
“There’s discuss men sort of playing a couple [of Asian Tour events],” Casey said after his final round at The Open. ” I do not even understand the schedule. I’m sorry, whether they go play something prior to Bangkok to prepare, or the break in August.
“Do they go play to be a bit sharper? There’s a lot of discussion, a lot of WhatsApp chat group feeds going around. I’m not part of most of them. I think the discussion was if guys turn up en masse, then it lifts the world ranking points. So if they’re going to go play an Asian Tour, they all go together.”
What next for the LIV Golf Invitational Series?
Trump National Golf Club Bedminster hosts the next occasion from July 29-31 and an additional competition occurs in Boston from September 2-4, the week after the PGA Tour’s season-ending Tour Championship.
Rich Harvest Farms in Chicago is the place for the 5th occasion, occurring from September 16-18, while Stonehill Golf Club in Bangkok is the place from October 7-9 and Royal Greens Golf Club– the website of the Saudi International over the last few years– hosts the list below week.
The season-ending Team Championship will be held at Trump National Doral Miami from October 27-30 LIV Golf then prepares to have 10 occasions in its 2023 calendar prior to broadening to 14 competitions from 2024, although dates and areas for those have actually not yet been verified.