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Phil Mickelson: LIV Golf denial to majors resumes, ‘F** round & discover out’


Loads has been made not too long ago of gamers on LIV Golf being unable to earn Official World Golf Rating (OWGR) factors.

Most followers and skilled golfers agree that the OWGR is out of whack.

Jon Rahm is at present ranked fifth. Brooks Koepka and Cam Smith are the one different gamers on LIV ranked inside the highest 80, with Koepka thirty sixth and Smith fifty fifth.

Anybody that is aware of something skilled golf understands that Koepka, Smith, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Joaquin Niemann and certain others are much better than their rating.

However with the OWGR’s determination to disclaim factors to LIV, gamers have plummeted. That, in flip, will result in many potential deserving gamers not qualifying for main championships.

Talor Gooch is one in all them. Gooch has been very vocal about his distaste for the established order, although he additionally admitted he was not even making an attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open.

The X account, Flushing It, posted Sunday the hypocrisy of the Volvo China Open awarding OWGR factors whereas LIV is left at the hours of darkness.

“By no means has there been a extra apparent instance of the speedy concern LIV faces than in the present day. The Volvo China Open was performed for a $2.25 million purse and several other gamers certified for the PGA Championship at Valhalla. LIV Golf Singapore performed for a handbag greater than 10 instances that quantity, with a bunch of the most effective gamers of this era, however zero of them certified for the PGA Championship from the occasion,” Flushing It wrote.

Phil Mickelson, one of many staunchest and loudest proponents of LIV Golf, then replied.

“What if NONE of the LIV gamers performed? Would they be missed? What about subsequent 12 months, or the 12 months after? In some unspecified time in the future they’ll care and must reply to sponsors and tv. FAAFO,” Mickelson responded.

The FAAFO after all stands for “F*** round and discover out.”

Rumors surfaced that some LIV gamers considering leaping ship if the OWGR downside doesn’t get resolved.

On the finish of the day, most golfers’ targets are to win majors. You can’t win them if you happen to can’t play in them.

The OWGR doesn’t appear to have any inkling towards budging on this concern. Nor has there been any reported motion towards a deal between the PGA Tour and the Saudi Public Funding Fund, LIV’s beneficiaries.

So, Mickelson would possibly simply get his want. We’ll all discover out.

Kendall Capps is the Senior Editor of SB Nation’s Enjoying Via. For extra golf protection, observe us @_PlayingThrough on all main social media platforms.



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