SYDNEY Adam ScottSays Greg NormanLIV Golfs association with has not strained his relationship to his long-time mentor. He also said that he doesn’t consider the new tour to be a pure evil” for the sport.
Scott responded to a question from Switzerland on Friday, Definitely not, when Scott was asked if he felt animosity towards his Australian colleague, chief executive of the series.
This is something that he [Norman]He truly believes in it and I don’t think he should be ashamed of trying. Its certainly rocked the ranks of golf, something that has never happened before. But I am optimistic that people will be able to adapt. [intentions]they are still good, so we will get there better.
Scott says he has made friendships with Australian stars. Cameron Smith Marc LeishmanThey havent changed at all since their departure to LIV, which was criticized by Saudi Arabia as a way to sportswash its image.
Scott said that Smith and Leishman were completely understandable . Theyve been given an opportunity, and it suits them. All power to them. Its my sincere wish that it all works out for them.
Scott said that he has not seen friction between players on rival tours but that there have been certainly been some feelings hurt, and some friendships strained.
Scott said, Im trying not to play a peacefulmaker. Maybe because its a little less emotive about the matter, I can be a voice for reason for either side. LIV doesnt have to be a source of pure evil for the game. We can hopefully get past everyones shots at one another and each organization can move forward.
Scott stated that he does not intend to join LIV.
Why am i still on the PGA Tour is because I feel most comfortable being on the PGA Tour. Scott stated it at the recent Presidents Cup at Quail hollow. The one thing I dont understand is the idea of giving up my professional life to try to achieve these goals here and just leaving it behind. Im not ready to do that.
Scott reiterated his belief on Friday, stating that he hoped to add more Masters titles to 2013 and win more majors. This is something he could not do if he joined LIV.
Scott stated that the one thing that is happening while announcing that hed be returning Down Under to play in the Australian PGA, and Australian Open.
It seems like Im always the oldest guy in the field these days. While Im doing well, I have to take advantage of it.