It’s reported that the world No 2 and Open champion has agreed to a deal in extra of $100m to signal with the LIV Golf Sequence; “If there’s one thing I have to say relating to the PGA Tour or LIV, it can come from Cameron Smith and never Cameron Percy,” Smith stated
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The Open Championship winner Cameron Smith refused to touch upon questions that he is reportedly becoming a member of LIV Golf
Cameron Smith says any information about his future on the PGA Tour or becoming a member of the LIV Golf Sequence will solely come from him and he insisted he’s absolutely targeted on the FedExCup Playoffs.
Smith was talking forward of the beginning of the FedExCup Playoffs and was requested instantly about experiences from The Telegraph stating that world No 2 had agreed to a deal in extra of $100 million to signal with the LIV Golf Sequence
The experiences got here hours after Cameron Percy of Australia stated in an interview that Smith and one other fellow Australian, Marc Leishman, have already got signed offers to exit the PGA Tour.
“If there’s one thing I have to say relating to the PGA Tour or LIV, it can come from Cameron Smith and never Cameron Percy,” Smith stated.
“I am a person of my phrase and everytime you guys have to know something, will probably be stated by me.”
Smith’s plan is reportedly to complete out the PGA Tour season – the place he has an actual probability to win the FedEx Cup and the $18 million prize that comes with it – earlier than he joins LIV for its subsequent match in Boston in early September.
When requested to if he would give a direct ‘sure or no’ relating to the report that he has signed and goes, Smith remained closed.
“I’ve no remark to that. Like I stated, I am right here to play the FedExCup Playoffs, that is been my focus for the final week-and-a-half.
“That is what I am right here to do, I am right here to win the FedExCup Playoffs. Like I stated, it can come from me it will not come from Cameron Percy.”
LIV Tour declined to remark when contacted by Sky Sports activities Information.
Smith continued on by confirming that it’s his intention to play the Presidents Cup.
“It is one thing that we have been wanting ahead to for the final three years. We missed a yr due to Covid and it is one thing that I sit up for being part of.”
Gooch, Swafford and Jones not allowed to play at FedExCup Playoffs
A federal decide in California has dominated three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will be unable to compete within the FedExCup Playoffs.
Decide Beth Labson Freeman made her choice in San Jose after attorneys for the perimeters every spoke for about an hour.
The golfers have been looking for a brief restraining order, which Freeman denied.
Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson Swafford claimed they need to be capable of play the place they wish to. They’re amongst 10 gamers who filed an antitrust lawsuit in opposition to the PGA Tour final week, together with Phil Mickelson.
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