Brooks Koepka set to quit PGA Tour and join LIV Golf series - 8x - English

Brooks Koepka set to quit PGA Tour and join LIV Golf series

Brooks Koepka set to quit PGA Tour and join LIV Golf series

American Brooks Koepka is leaving the PGA Tour to join the Saudi-sponsored LIV Golf Series.

A four-time 32-time major is expected to compete in the second 54-hole 48-player tournament. Tournament, which runs from June 30 to July 2 in Portland, Oregon.

Ryder Cup player will join compatriots Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Bryson DeChambeau in a new $ 250 million (£ 200 million) series of eight events.

The 17-hour PGA Tour members for the first LIV event.

Abraham Ansel captured the achievements in the golf series LIV, was announced on Tuesday. Also, he is ranked 20, 31 in the world of Mexico.

In a speech at the US Open, Koepka, who finished in 55th place in 12 rounds, complained about the LIV incident that created a “dark cloud” among the majors.

The former world number one won the U.S. Open in 2017 and 2018 and he also twice won the PGA Championship which won the Wanamaker Cup in 2018 and 2019, respectively.

Koepka has been suffering from injuries in recent years and is currently ranked 19th in the world. Also, he was at his peak at the time.

His brother Chase has already conquered the LIV series and played in the opening tournament of the Centurion club on the outskirts of London. Moreover, he has been winning £ 20 million and being defeated by Charl Schwartzel of South Africa.

Two-time Major-General Collin Morikawa has denied using social media on rumors he plans to play LIV golf.

“For me it’s good enough against any game that might try to win golf. Also, I’m not worried about that.”

The PGA column rejected a waiver request for the opening golf event LIV funded by the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund.

Greg Norman, CEO of LIV Golf, believes the series does not currently have global ratings. But there are “compelling” reasons to allow it to offer global ratings in the future.

Last update: : June 22, 2022

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