MEMPHIS TENNESSEE — A federal judge in California may decide Tuesday whether to grant a temporary restraining orders that would allow three LIV Golf golfers to play in the FedEx Cup playoffs. They left the PGA Tour in order to be able to compete in LIV Golfs PGA Tour. FedEx St. Jude Championship.
Scottie SchefflerThe No. The No. 1 player in the world, he said that he is curious to see if there are any other players who are as good as him. Talor Gooch, Matt Jones Hudson SwaffordHe will be joined by him at TPC Southwind next week.
U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman will hear arguments from attorneys representing the three LIV Golf players as well as the PGA Tour on Tuesday, in San Jose, California.
Scheffler stated, Im definitely curious as to whats going on. Its one of those deals in which the guys made their decision to join another tour. They broke the rules and regulations of our tour, and now they want to sue us. This is definitely frustrating. I heard it was coming and I know some guys werent surprised to hear it. But I am shocked to see some guys suing us now.
Scheffler is the only player to have won four times on tour this year, including His first major championship at The MastersIn April, he stated that the court proceedings would not be a distraction as he prepares to play in the FedEx Cup playoffs.
Scheffler stated, If they win come out here to play, I mean thats something thats up the courts. I cant predict whats going on in a court matter. It is definitely interesting, but it does not affect my preparation for the week.
Scheffler stated that LIV Golf and the question of which players might be leaving for the Saudi-financed circuit, after this season, is still a hot topic in the clubhouse. The tour, which is being managed by Scheffler, continues to have a number of big-name players. Greg Norman.
Scheffler said, Yeah. To each their own. Im not going talk about the men that are going LIV and all that speculation. If thats their desire, they can do it. All I will do is talk about how I approach it. I dont know what these guys want or if theyre going away.
Scheffler has been very clear over the past few months about his future plans.
The PGA Tour is my favorite place to play, he stated. My dream was for me to play on the PGA Tour. My dream was not to maximize my financial rewards. I feel very fortunate to play and get paid to golf, so Im not looking for anything else.