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Brooks Koepka: Four-time golf major champion to join LIV Golf series, per reports

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LIV Golf is predicted to announce the information of the previous world No.1, who’s at present ranked nineteenth, to its sequence “within the coming days,” ESPN reviews.

The LIV Golf sequence, which started in London this month, is a brand new tour organized by LIV Golf Investments which consists of eight occasions internationally. However the occasion is contentious, and on account of becoming a member of LIV Golf, Koepka is predicted to be banned from the PGA Tour.

Earlier this month, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan announced that every one golfers enjoying within the breakaway sequence will now not be eligible to take part in PGA Tour tournaments.

CNN has reached out to LIV Golf and Koepka’s representatives for remark.

Koepka is predicted to compete within the subsequent LIV Golf event, which is scheduled to happen from June 30 to July 2 at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Membership close to Portland, Oregon, per reviews.

The star informed Golf Digest in 2020: “Cash does not matter. It is not one thing that is essential. I simply wish to be glad. Cash’s not going to make me glad. I simply wish to play in opposition to the perfect.

“If anyone gave me $200 million tomorrow, it isn’t going to alter my life. What am I going to get out of it? I have already got [enough money] that I might retire proper now, however I do not wish to. I simply wish to play golf,” he added.

Final week on the US Open, the 32-year-old stated he was bored with speaking about LIV Golf and stated the media was casting a “black cloud” over the 122nd US Open, a non-PGA Tour occasion. Koepka’s brother, Chase, performed within the inaugural LIV Golf occasion in London earlier this month.

Brooks Koepka is reportedly set to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series.

Fronted by former world No. 1 Greg Norman, the team-based sequence runs from June to October. It’s backed by Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund (PIF) — a sovereign wealth fund chaired by Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia and the person who a US intelligence report named as chargeable for approving the operation that led to the 2018 homicide of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Bin Salman has denied involvement in Khashoggi’s homicide.

The attention-watering cash on supply attracted a mixture of golfers to join the opening occasion in London, from all ages, backgrounds and success on the golf course.

Six-time main winner Phil Mickelson and former world No. 1 Dustin Johnson are amongst those that headlined the occasion, whereas different main winners Sergio Garcia, Martin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel additionally participated.