May 21, 2022

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Brook Koepka Hits Back At Phil Mickelson Over PGA Comment

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Bryson DeChambeau declined being offered £100m to join the Saudi visit.

Phil Mickelson has said that the possibility of players deserting to the Saudi-supported Super Golf League (SGL) has given them more influence with the PGA Tour; Bryson DeChambeau utilized social media to issue the briefest of dissents to a report that he had been offered £100m to join the SGL.

Brooks Koepka has taken a pointed strike at Phil Mickelson after the six-time significant champ criticized the PGA Tour for its “offensive eagerness.” At the same time, Bryson DeChambeau denied reports he has been offered £100m to join a Saudi breakaway visit.

Mickelson made the remarks in an interview in front of the Saudi International. He is among many top players getting big appearance charges and being pursued by a potential adversary association upheld by Saudi cash.

Reacting to a post with regards to Mickelson’s remarks, Koepka composed on his Instagram account: “DK (don’t have the foggiest idea) whether I’d be making use of the word avaricious on the off chance that I were Phil.” followed by five ‘thinking face’ emojis.

As per the PGA Tour website, Mickelson’s vocation earning on the circuit all out £70m, a figure which does exclude sponsorships and other income.

The 51-year-old, whose success in the 2021 US PGA Championship made him the most established old ever men’s men’s significant champion, additionally proclaimed himself the victor of £5.9m in December for fixing the Tour’s Player Impact Program, a reward plot intended to remunerate its most famous stars.

Mickelson concedes that the possibility of players absconding to the Saudi-supported Super Golf League (SGL) has given them more influence with the PGA Tour, yet gripes in the meeting with Golf Digest that the association’s “unpleasant eagerness has truly opened the entryway for opportunities elsewhere.”

“It is not public information all that continues,” said Mickelson, whose greatest protest encompasses media privileges.

“if the tour desire to put the Saudi danger to an end, or from elsewhere, they would have to simply hand back the player rights. But they would prefer rather to cast 40m there or 25m here than return back the 20bn in advanced resources they control.”

Bryson: I was not offered £100m

DeChambeau, who pulled out from Saudi International before the second round started because of hand and hip wounds, likewise utilized social media to issue the fleeting of retraction to a report that he was offered £100m to join the SGL.

Breezy Golf posted a picture of DeChambeau on Instagram with the words, taken from a Golf Monthly tweet, “Bryson has purportedly been offered $135m (£100m) to become the face of the reputed Saudi Super League.”

DeChambeau remarked on the post by saying: “Wrong.” It is not clear if the 28-year-old man is saying that the figure of £100m was incorrect or, on the other hand, on the off chance that it wasn’t right to state that he was offered any covenant.

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