Particulars from Tiger Woods’ crunch assembly are revealed with PGA Tour ‘contemplating 18 $20m no-cut tournaments with 60 gamers’ of their fightback in opposition to LIV… whereas ‘SEVEN extra stars are set to hitch Saudi-backed occasion after the FedEx Cup’
- The PGA Tour reportedly has a plan which might contain 18 no-cut tournaments
- Gamers would compete for $20million prize pool, in comparison with LIV Golf’s $25m
- Tiger Woods and his contemporaries reportedly mentioned relinquishing the Tour’s non-profit standing which might guarantee larger monetary freedom
- LIV is anticipated to signal a number of PGA stars as soon as the Tour playoffs finish subsequent week
In response to the continued raid by LIV Golf, the PGA Tour’s gamers have been strategizing and particulars have surfaced because the contents of Tuesday’s players-only assembly.
Tiger Woods’ heroic sprint to Delaware was of no shock to anybody. Though secrecy was speculated to be utilized following the PGA Tour’s players-only assembly.
The Firepit Collective is reporting the Tour has put collectively a plan during which they may maintain 18 no-cut tournaments, involving 60 gamers, and crucially the scope to compete for $20million purses.
For context, bitter rivals LIV Golf presently have $25m purses.
The Tour is not reportedly stopping there and has conceived different methods it could actually doubtlessly hold tempo with the Saudi breakaway league.
Relinquishing their non-profit standing is one other mechanism during which the PGA could engender additional monetary fluidity. Each Woods and Rory McIlroy are reportedly in assist of the change.
Particulars from Tiger Woods’ crunch assembly with PGA Tour gamers have been revealed
This is able to reportedly lead to a $20-50m annual loss however privatization would permit a larger monetary canvas in an effort to commensurately pay their gamers.
Regardless of the PGA’s push, there have been no makes an attempt from Woods to coerce imminent defectors from becoming a member of LIV.
The assembly at Resort du Pont was reportedly centered round offering options for retaining the Tour’s elite gamers whereas additionally cementing his standing as a Tour figurehead.
The PGA Tour’s postseason wraps up subsequent week on the Tour Championship at East Lake Atlanta. The winner of the FedEx Cup Playoffs will take house $18m.
The report claims that seven extra stars are set to modify from the PGA Tour to the LIV Tour and the transfer will occur after the FedEx Cup subsequent week.
The PGA Tour is combating again in opposition to Greg Norman’s breakaway LIV Golf Sequence
The Tour has arguably been combative when coping with the risk from the sequence, with PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan banning all rebels as quickly as they play their first LIV occasion.
Eleven gamers, together with Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and Ian Poulter, filed an antitrust lawsuit in opposition to the Tour as they claimed the suspensions had harmed their careers.
Carlos Ortiz has since reportedly withdrawn his identify from the lawsuit. On Friday, Pat Perez revealed he additionally eliminated himself from the case, admitting his determination lacked enough contemplation.
‘I did not actually suppose it by means of. I did it to again our guys,’ he advised Sports activities Illustrated.
Perez spent 21 years on the PGA Tour, amassing 4 wins and over $28million in earnings
‘I’ve no in poor health emotions towards the PGA Tour or any of the gamers. I am a LIV man 100%.
‘I’ll play for them. However I do not really feel any have to go after the PGA Tour. They gave me a beautiful alternative for 21 years.
‘I selected to go away and I am not trying to come again. I might wish to possibly play the Champions Tour sooner or later if that may work out and that is why I’ve not given up my membership.’
LIV Golf has provided staggering charges to lure a few of golf’s greatest stars to the sequence, with the newest reported to be a suggestion of $140million to British Open champion Cameron Smith, who has withdrawn from this week’s BMW Championship because of a hip downside.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan has banned rebels as quickly as they play first LIV occasion