Phil Mickelson blasts PGA Tour as he calls for a ‘public apology and restitution to LIV Golf gamers’ and suggests those that be part of the Saudi-backed tour now must be sanctioned
- Mickelson has slammed claims the PGA Tour and demanded a public apology
- This comes after a shock merger between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf
- Mickelson replied to a tweet suggesting he could also be handled harshly
Phil Mickelson has slammed claims that gamers who defected from the PGA Tour loudly and publicly shall be handled harsher than their fellow LIV colleagues.
This comes after the PGA Tour agreed to partner with Saudi Pubic Investment Fund, who bankroll the LIV league.
Taking to Twitter, Mickelson downplayed the claims that gamers resembling himself could possibly be ‘given no favours’ for the way in which they left PGA Tour.
He stated: ‘What a colossal waste of time. Not a single participant on LIV needs to play PGA Tour.’
The 53-year-old then continued to demand a public apology as he accused the PGA tour of ‘paying hundreds of thousands’ to the press to ‘disparage’ the LIV gamers.
Phil Mickelson has slammed the PGA Tour and demanded a public apology for his colleagues
He additionally accused the PGA Tour of ‘paying hundreds of thousands to Clout media to disparage’ the gamers
In the meantime, Patrick Reed admitted he would like to make a return to the PGA Tour
He continued: ‘It will require a public apology and restitution to LIV gamers for paying hundreds of thousands to Clout media to disparage all of us.’
Mickelson has been on the heart of the LIV Golf scandal from the beginning as he was closely criticised for making the transfer.
Nevertheless, he was supportive because the PGA Tour decided to unite with LIV Golf.
Mickelson tweeted ‘Superior day in the present day’ when the merger was introduced and didn’t elaborate additional on this ideas.
Nevertheless, he has now taken to Twitter as soon as extra to slam claims that he could possibly be handled harsher because of the public manner that he left the PGA Tour.
It stays to be seen if any of those claims would come to fruition, however Mickelson has taken purpose on the PGA Tour once more as he singles them out for criticism.
Moreover, Patrick Reed has revealed that he would ‘love’ to make a return to the PGA Tour alongside taking part in within the LIV Gold Sequence.
Chatting with Golfweek, through The Mirror, he stated: ‘I’ve at all times needed to play and preserve my European Tour standing. I am an honorary lifetime member. I take satisfaction in that.
‘PGA Tour, yeah after all I would like to play. The primary yr of LIV I might have performed the minimal — I already performed the minimal on the PGA Tour. I’ve performed each occasion on LIV and I might have performed the minimal on the European Tour. I used to be that one man once they stated nobody can play all three. Effectively, I did it. Shocker.’