Brooks Koepka leaves PGA Tour to join LIV Golf Series
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Yet another notable name is leaving the PGA Tour to join the new LIV Golf Series.
The 4x major winner will reportedly make his LIV debut at next week's tournament in Portland, Oregon. pic.twitter.com/oqbdFqmmxx
— Joe Pompliano (@JoePompliano) June 21, 2022
Sky Sports News understands that Brooks Koepka – who has removed all references to the PGA Tour from his social media profiles – will tee it up in the second event in Portland next week. pic.twitter.com/92ar6gSUbN
— Sky Sports Golf (@SkySportsGolf) June 21, 2022
Koepka joins the likes of Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Rickie Fowler and others to recently make the switch. The league is funded by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund.
Here’s what Koepka — a four-time major winner — said regarding the LIV Golf Series one week ago.
Brooks Koepka when asked about LIV last week during US Open week.. https://t.co/sywA7DlgvQ
— Michael Eaves (@michaeleaves) June 21, 2022
The 32-year-old is ranked 19th in the Official World Golf Ranking and will compete in the first LIV Golf event in the United States, at Pumpkin Ridge in Portland, Ore., starting June 30. According to ESPN’s Mark Schlabach, LIV Golf has now signed eight of the top 50 players in the world.