Donald Trump Has Bold Words for PGA Tour Players Not Joining LIV Golf

Many PGA Tour players, including Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, have signed with the Saudi-backed league, LIV Golf Invitational Series. However, most of them have chosen not to play for the Tour’s rival league and pledged allegiance to the American golf organization. And the former President of the United States, Donald Trump, is not happy about it!

trump makes a bold statement

"All of those golfers that remain ‘loyal’ to the very disloyal PGA, in all of its different forms, will pay a big price,” Trump wrote on Truth Social.

woods refrains from joining

Being the LIV Golf CEO, Greg Norman has been trying to recruit many top  players to join the league. However, despite offering irresistible offers to them, many players, including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, and Jon Rahm, have chosen not to sign with them and stay with the PGA Tour.

How is Donald Trump involved with the Saudi-backed league?

As a golf fan and a business tycoon, Donald Trump owns 15+ golf clubs worldwide. And his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster is going to host the LIV Golf Invitational Series’ third event that begins on July 29.

What is LIV Golf Invitational Series?

The LIV Golf Invitational Series is an eight-event golf league that features 48 players and 12 teams competing in a 54-hole tournament, with no cuts and shotgun starts.

what is the purse value of the tournament?

The main highlight of the league is its purse money: a total of $255 million for the eight Series events. While $25 million is the purse offered for the first seven regular events, a whopping $50 million is up for grabs for the final team championship.

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