Former world No 1 Dustin Johnson RESIGNS from the PGA Tour to hitch insurgent Saudi-backed competitors… with the two-time main champion admitting he can not say for positive ‘what the penalties could be’
Two-time main champion Dustin Johnson confirmed on Tuesday he had resigned from the PGA Tour to compete in the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational that begins in St Albans this week.
‘It’s exhausting to talk on what the penalties could be however I’ve resigned my membership of the Tour and that is the plan for now,’ Johnson stated, talking at a information convention at the Centurion Club, host of the first occasion.
Johnson is the second golfer to resign from the PGA Tour to hitch the contentious new occasion which is bankrolled by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF)
Fellow American Kevin Na stated he had additionally chosen that choice final week.
Johnson’s determination to stop his membership places his place in America’s Ryder Cup workforce in severe doubt.
Speaking final year, PGA of America chief govt Seth Waugh stated: ‘If somebody desires to play on a Ryder Cup for the US, they will have to be a member of the PGA of America, they usually get that membership by way of being a member of the (PGA) Tour.’
By leaving the PGA Tour, Johnson seems to be all however ruling himself out of choice rivalry.
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