Despite different statements when he opted for LIV Golf, arguing that he would be more often at home with his family than on the golf greens, Patrick Reed confirmed that he was committed to the next two International Series on the calendar of the Asian Tour this month.
LIV Golf golfers are no longer except for one contradiction. Thus, Patrick Reed has confirmed that he will be at the start of the next two International Series on the Asian Tour 2022 calendar, the Asian circuit benefiting from substantial financial assistance ($300 million) from LIV Golf Investments, including Greg Norman is the boss, and of the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia.
Patrick Reed, situation
The winner of the 2018 Masters will depart next week (August 11-14) in Singapore ($1.5 million in prize money) then in South Korea from August 18 to 21 (also $1.5 million in prize money) . The 31-year-old American golfer had nevertheless declared when he joined LIV Golf that he wanted to be less often at tournaments and more regularly surrounded by his family, with his family. Who will understand!
Banned from the PGA Tour, this choice to play on the Asian Tour is above all a way to earn world points while uncertainty still hovers around the LIV Golf Invitational Series, not counting for the moment in the world rankings. Unless they are exempted as former Major winners, LIV players have no way to qualify for the Grand Slam at the moment.
We talked about the recusal of (Jay) Monahan, (Keith) Pelley and (Martin) Slumbers and everyone who had a negative comment on the LIV
But to listen to Greg Norman, the big boss of LIV Golf, this “problem” should be resolved very soon. Peter Dawson, the president of the OWGR which manages the world ranking, is “a reasonable man”, according to the Australian.
“He has our candidacy, he will go through the right process to get it. We talked about the recusal of (Jay) Monahan, (Keith) Pelley and (Martin) Slumbers and everyone who had a negative comment on the LIV. They cannot vote. From the perspective of the OWGR, if I’m in Dawson’s shoes, I get independent legal advice. »
Jay Monahan, Keith Pelley and Martin Slumbers, respectively boss of the PGA Tour, the DP World Tour and the Royal & Ancient, sit on the Board of Directors of the OWGR and are therefore judge and jury in this case…