Rocco Mediate spoke about LIV Golf and the fact that some players are leaving the competition;
“So if you were to have your — I don’t know what kind of tour you would call that tour — go ahead. Go ahead and have it,” Mediate said Thursday in an interview on the Starter with Taylor Zarzour show on SiriusXM radio. “Just don’t try and destroy what made you. That’s what pisses me off to no end.
“The PGA Tour made [LIV CEO] Greg Norman, plain and simple. If it wasn’t for the PGA Tour, you never heard of him. Now that’s no good? We’re trying again to destroy it? I don’t get it. Maybe I’m missing something, but I don’t think I am.”
Mediate on LIV Golfers
Rocco Mediate believes that it makes no sense to change the decision now. Everyone should bear responsibility for what they have decided and face the consequences of their actions.
“All of a sudden now they want to come back because they — they already knew the rules — they were taken off the FedEx Cup points, blah, blah, blah, all that stuff happened — now they don’t want that? Well, too bad,” Mediate said on the show. “I hope whoever’s doing this realizes how silly this is becoming. I mean if our Tour was no good and you left, what do you want to come back for? I don’t understand. … But the facts are facts. If you don’t want to play on our Tour, leave. You can go anytime you want; they’re not stopping them. You just can’t come back. And that’s how it should be. “
The conflict between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf continues and the question is how long this will last. The lawsuit against the PGA Tour is an interesting move by former participants of that particular PGA