The DP World Tour has fined and banned 26 of its gamers who competed with out consent in LIV and Asian Tour occasions.
The sanctions are based mostly on particular person circumstances with fines starting from £12,500 to £100,000 for every breach and a suspension of as much as eight tournaments.
Gamers which have resigned their membership won’t be reinstated till they’ve paid their positive, from which level their suspensions would apply.
The sanctions relate to breaches within the interval 22 June, 2022, to 2 April, 2023.
In April, an arbitration panel sided with the European-based tour in its authorized battle in opposition to 12 gamers who had appealed in opposition to being fined £100,000 and suspended from the Scottish Open for enjoying in LIV Golf’s inaugural occasion in June 2022 with out permission.
Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Sergio Garcia and Richard Bland subsequently resigned their membership of the DP World Tour, with all however Garcia having paid the £100,000 positive.
This announcement particulars additional sanctions imposed for enjoying within the seven different LIV occasions in 2022 and people contested earlier than the arbitration panel’s verdict was reached.
An announcement from the DP World Tour stated the “sanctions imposed had been decided on a case-by-case foundation, acknowledging variations between the occasions by way of the influence on the DP World Tour’s broadcast companions, sponsors and stakeholders”.
It added that the suspensions would comprise “a mix of 1 or two-week suspensions” and solely relate to common season occasions, that means gamers could be eligible to play in main championships.
The primary event the place the suspensions shall be imposed is the Porsche European Open from 1-4 June, 2023.
The assertion concluded: “Additional sanctions for breaches of the conflicting event regulation in occasions which occurred subsequent to 2 April, 2023, shall be thought of sooner or later.”