How long will the suspensions of PGA Tour players last?
The suspensions are indefinite. The players “did not receive the necessary conflicting event and media rights release — or did not apply for releases at all,” according to an internal PGA Tour memo. The PGA Tour will also suspend any future tour players who play in LIV events, says the memo, which is dated Thursday.
Is the PGA Tour being vindictive by banning golfers?
In response to Monahan’s memo, LIV Golf released its own statement: “Today’s announcement by the PGA Tour is vindictive and it deepens the divide between the tour and its members. It’s troubling that the tour, an organization dedicated to creating opportunities for golfers to play the game, is the entity blocking golfers from playing.
What does the PGA Tour’s decision to suspend Liv mean?
The PGA Tour will also suspend any future tour players who play in LIV events, an internal memo says. LIV Golf in a statement called the decision “vindictive” and said it “deepens the divide between the Tour and its members.”
Which golfers have been suspended from the PGA Tour?
The PGA Tour has suspended 17 golfers, including major championship winners Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, who are competing in the Saudi-backed LIV Golf event near London. The PGA Tour will also suspend any future tour players who play in LIV events, an internal memo says.