LIV Golf’s $100m man Cameron Smith wins his first match of the Saudi-backed Tour as he seals three-shot victory in Chicago – earlier than calling for resolution to be made on whether or not rebels will obtain world rating factors ‘quickly’
- World No. 3 Cameron Smith was victorious in Chicago at LIV Golf Invitational
- It was solely his second occasion of Saudi-backed collection and secured three-shot win
- LIV Golf Tour members nonetheless do not know if they’ll obtain world rating factors
Cameron Smith, who claimed his maiden LIV Golf victory on Sunday, stated a choice on whether or not he and different rivals on the Saudi Arabia-backed collection will obtain world rankings factors must be made quickly.
LIV Golf, which held its fifth occasion this week in Chicago, utilized for recognition in golf’s world rankings – which play a key function in deciding entry into golf’s 4 majors – in July and their file stays below overview.
Smith was certainly one of 12 main champions within the 48-player LIV Golf subject this week at Wealthy Harvest Farms the place he secured a three-shot win.
Cameron Smith claimed maiden LIV Tour title Sunday after sealing three-shot win in Chicago
Smith celebrates after successful his first LIV Golf occasion after becoming a member of for $100m final month
Smith celebrates with girlfriend Shanel Naoum on ultimate day of LIV Golf Invitational – Chicago
‘I suppose there’s loads on the road with the rating factors, moving into majors, stuff like that,’ Smith, who earned exemption into golf’s 4 majors for a minimum of the subsequent 5 years together with his win on the British Open in July.
‘There must be (a decision) fairly quickly, I believe. The sphere right here is robust sufficient and deep sufficient to the place it warrants that, and hopefully it is quickly.’
LIV Golf has lured gamers away from the PGA Tour with staggering sums of cash however the monetary windfall may come at a price for these nonetheless seeking to compete within the Masters, PGA Championship, US Open and British Open.
The world No. 3 did name for a choice on world rating factors to be made following his win
Organisers of the majors haven’t modified their qualifying guidelines however Smith, who earned $4million for his LIV Golf win and is ranked third on the planet, may at some point discover himself on the surface wanting in as, for now, he can not earn world rating factors.
Smith received two of the largest occasions on the PGA Tour schedule in 2022 having triumphed on the Gamers Championship and British Open and the Australian acknowledged he felt stress to ship early in his LIV Golf profession.
‘I really feel as if I wanted to show to myself and doubtless extra so to different those that simply because I’ve modified excursions does not imply I am a worse participant for it,’ stated Smith.
‘I am nonetheless out right here to win. That is what we’re all right here for. Hopefully we are able to hold this going.’