RESISTANCE – From the start, Tiger Woods has been one of the fiercest opponents of the LIV Tour, this dissident circuit of the PGA Tour financed by Saudi Arabia
“Tiger Bois”, right in his boots. Former champion Greg Norman, who became the boss of LIV golf, confirmed on Monday evening that Tiger Woods had refused an offer of 700 to 800 million dollars to participate in the new dissident league financed by Saudi funds. When asked on Fox News on Monday night if it was true that 15-time Grand Slam winner Tiger Woods had been offered such a sum to join LIV, Norman replied: “That number existed before I become CEO, so this figure exists, yes”.
“Tiger is someone who makes a difference, isn’t he? So of course we turn to the best of all. They had approached Tiger before I became CEO, so yes, the figure is in those waters, ”said the Australian on the sidelines of the Bedminster (New Jersey) tournament, the third round of LIV Golf.
Woods resists and turns on the runaways
This rebel league with an extraordinary budget has been fracturing the hushed world of golf for several months. Tiger Woods, 46, has always confirmed his loyalty to the PGA Tour and says he has no intention of following other Major winners, such as Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson, who have crossed the line. “I don’t agree”, said(…) Read more at 20minutes
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