Phil Mickelson at the Saudi International © Golffile | Eoin Clarke just like i did Sergio Garcia this very w
Phil Mickelson at the Saudi International © Golffile | Eoin Clarke
just like i did Sergio Garcia this very week, the American Phil Michaelson has asked permission to PGA Tours to be able to dispute the first event of the LIV Golf Invitational Series scheduled for next June London.
golfer’s agent San Diego, Steve Loyhas issued a statement in which it indicates that the six-time major winner, who has not competed in more than two months, has also formalized his registration to compete in the PGA Championship and the US Open of this year.
Tiger Woods he is also one of the golfers who has signed up for the PGA Championship next month in Southern Hillsin Tulsa, Oklahomaalthough at the moment he has not confirmed for sure that he is going to play.
“Our customer, Phil Michaelsonis officially registered to play the PGA Championship and the US Opensaid Loy, vice president of the agency SPORTFIVE and representative of Michaelson since many years. “We have also submitted an application on his behalf to be able to play the first event of the LIV Golf Invitational Series in London from June 9 to 11. This application complies with the April 25 deadline established by the PGA Tours to be able to compete in an event that conflicts with the tour,” he adds.
“Phil is currently undecided on when and where he will play again. Any action in this regard is in no way a reflection of a final decision, but rather serves to keep all options open,” he concluded.
Michaelsondefending champion of PGA Championshipafter becoming the oldest player to win a Major last year, decided to step away from the circuit for a while as a result of his comments about the PGA Tours and its association with LIV Golf Investmentswhose eight-event schedule kicks off this year.
Monday was the deadline for the players to request permission from the PGA Tours to be able to play this first event of the new tour of the Saudis, which will be played in the Centurion Golf Club from the outskirts of London. As for the PGA Championshiphaving registered does not mean that you are going to play, something that you should confirm before the Friday before the tournament that will take place from May 19 to 22.