Golf Twitter Explodes Over Latest Anthony Kim Speculation

Published 03/20/2022, 6:30 PM EDT

Anthony Kim is a long-lost name on the PGA Tour. The American professional has not played an event on the PGA Tour since 2012. However, the 36-year-old professional is in the limelight because fans feel that he may become a part of the new Saudi Golf League. Will Kim feature on the breakaway tour?

Golf fans want Anthony Kim to play on the Saudi Golf League


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Saudi-backed golf league is not a name anymore, with Greg Norman on Wednesday revealing the schedule for the breakaway tour. The speculations over how many or which professionals will be joining the tour is at their epitome.

However, the golf fans seem to have an unsung hero as their picks or the professionals they are rooting for to feature on the Saudi Golf League.


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Twitter erupted with golf fans all over the world tweeting that they want to see Anthony to be a part of the SGL. The tweets also included some funny ones as well.

The golf fans surely want him to play on the rival golf tour. Moreover, the amount of time he has spent off from golf just adds up to it. Kim is the ideal golfer to play in the Saudi Golf League, and the league will be a perfect ground to make his comeback. Moreover, the most important reason which can drive him to become a part of the breakaway tour is the prize money. The total prize money purse for all the events on the SGL is a whopping $255 million.


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Anthony always has to keep one thing in his mind. If he joins hands with LIV Golf Invitational, he will be suspended from the PGA Tour. And likely a lifetime ban also as made clear by the PGA Tour commissioner. However, everything will be clear once the opening event comes near, and it will be really interesting to see if he joins the breakaway tour.

Kim’s last PGA Tour victory

Anthony is a three-time winner on the PGA Tour, and his latest win came back in 2010. He won for the last time back in 2010 at the Shell Houston Open. Kim ended the event with an overall score of 12-under-par, forcing a two-man playoff. Moreover, in the end, Anthony made a two-putt par on the first playoff hole to win the event.


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Bazif Qadri

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Bazif Qadri is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing BSC Economics Hons, Bazif is a golf enthusiast. Not only a fan, but he is also an avid golfer himself.

Edited By: Deepika Bhaduri