2022 Scottish Open: PGA Tour, DP World Tour to bar LIV Golf gamers from co-sanctioned occasion, per report

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LIV Golf gamers is not going to be allowed to take part within the 2022 Scottish Open the week earlier than the one hundred and fiftieth Open Championship, in keeping with The Telegraph. Given the Scottish Open is a co-sanctioned occasion between the PGA Tour and DP World Tour with 72 gamers from every respective tour anticipated to tee it up, there isn’t a room accessible for anybody else.

The DP World Tour is anticipated to make this announcement official on Friday.

There are quite a few gamers who jumped to LIV Golf from the PGA Tour and have been anticipated to play on the Renaissance Membership from July 7-10. Brooks Koepka was formally within the discipline, and Bryson DeChambeau had plans so as to add the occasion to his schedule in preparation for The Open. DP World Tour staples Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Richard Bland and Martin Kaymer performed within the occasion final season and had eyes to take action once more in 2022.

This resolution doesn’t essentially come as a shock given the PGA Tour’s stance on LIV Golf, however the DP World Tour has been decidedly slower to voice any opinion on the matter. In truth, LIV golfers Louis Oosthuizen, Pablo Larrazabal, Laurie Canter, Adrian Otaegui, Wade Ormsby, Oliver Bekker and Kaymer are all within the discipline for the BMW Worldwide Open this week on the DP World Tour.

The strategic alliance between the PGA Tour and DP World Tour was first made public in August 2021. Practically a 12 months later, it seems to at the least be fractured. There have additionally been rumors of a possible buy of the European circuit with the PGA Tour and LIV Golf Investments each contemplating their choices.

Whereas the DP World Tour has aligned itself with the PGA Tour for the Scottish Open, it stays to be seen whether or not it is going to constantly stand alongside their American counterpart sooner or later.

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