MEMPHIS (Tenn.) — Despite reports that he is leaving PGA Tour to join the rival LIV Golf circuit in Australia, there are still some good news. Cameron SmithTuesdays statement by Mr. Smith indicated that he is currently preparing to win FedEx Cup playoffs. He also said that he is a man of his word.
Smith, the No. After winning the Open Championship at St. Andrews last month, Smith is now the 2nd-ranked player in Official World Golf Ranking. For several weeks, Smith has been linked to LIV Golf circuit, which is supported by Saudi Arabia.
The Telegraph of London reported Tuesday LIV Golf had signed a deal of over $100 million to secure Smith. The report came after a PGA Tour player. Cameron PercyAn Australian radio station heard Smith say that Smith was Marc LeishmanYou were invited to join LIV Golf.
Smith did not address reports that he would soon join the LIV Golf circuit as the highest-ranked player. Greg Norman.
Smith stated, My goal is to win the FedEx Cup playoffs. Thats all that Im here for. Cameron Smith will speak for the PGA Tour and LIV if I have anything to say about them. Cameron Percy is not allowed to speak for me. Im a man who keeps his word. [reporters]You dont have to know everything, Ill explain it.
Smith, 28, is a six time winner on the PGA Tour. He won $3.6 million in the Players Championship in March. This was the largest prize in PGA Tour history. He has more than $9.8million in 16 starts this year.
The Telegraph reported that Smith would make his LIV Golf debut at Boston on Sept. 2 and 3. Smith confirmed Tuesday that he will play in the Presidents Cup at Quail Hollow, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Smith said that the Presidents Cup was Absolutely, yes . Thats something weve been looking forward too for the past three years. COVID was a reason we missed a year and thats something I look forward to.
Jay Monahan, Tour commissioner, suspended Tour members who appear at LIV events.