The decision was made after weeks of negotiations, and the Spaniard broke his amateur status, left Arizona State University and signed on for a new circuit funded by Saudi funds.

Lopez-wheels, last September, at Olympia Field.AP
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During a midnight stroke in Spain, the bombshell broke the news. The specialized portal Tengolf has revealed that the gems of the Spanish golf quarry Eugenio Lopez wheels He has taken a wonderful turn in his career. The decision was made after weeks of negotiations, and the Spaniard broke his amateur status, left Arizona State University and signed on for a new circuit funded by Saudi funds. An abrupt decision that dropped him from the university rankings where he was almost guaranteed a corn ferry tour card (second division of the PGA Tour) and lots of invitations for the PGA Tour. With a promise to LIV, the Spaniard closes the door on the PGA Tour at least in the short term, although he is not a member of the American circuit, he will not receive any approval for his departure.

One of the biggest challenges Eugenio faces in his new professional career at LIV is how Leading position in the world rankings, Since, at the moment, the Saud circuit does not distribute points.

Until yesterday at number two in the amateur world, he had already made the first turn of his career when in May he decided to continue one more season as an amateur and extended his commitment to compete with the Arizona State and the Royal Spanish Federation for a few months. Important summer tournament. However, LIV’s delicious financial offer could impress the Spanish player and lead to a new and faster change of plan. The wheels, recovering from the injury, will compete in the second LIV tournament in Portland next week, where the Mexican had previously confirmed his presence. Abraham Ansar Or North American Koepka Brooks, Former world number one and four major winners, as recent and bright signatures, who have already joined the list of names Phil Mickelson, Bryson Dichambo, Dustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Among others.

Response to the latest LIV signature

Just a few days ago, the PGA Tour Commissioner responded to the latest move by World Golf. At a news conference, he slammed players who have left the PGA Tour and the millions fighting for freedom: “We welcome healthy competition, but not the LIV Saudi Golf League. It’s an unreasonable threat that doesn’t matter. For growth ”, he confirmed. However, the first response to LIV was through a checkbook and monahan Has announced a significant increase in prize money and a new season-of-schedule structure starting in 2023, which exists at LIV.

Yesterday was the turn of the DP World Tour through its highest responsibility When Keith finds out, Who announced a ban on European Tour member players participating in the first LIV tournament in London. The financial penalty was eventually estimated at ,000 100,000 per player (almost the same amount as the last classified in the pocket of an LIV tournament). Also, Pelli has announced that players participating in the new tour will not be able to play tournaments co-hosted by the DP World Tour with the PGA Tour, such as the Scottish Open, which will be played in two weeks. Open. The championship is one of the most important seasons of the old continent. The good news for ‘rogue players’ is that the royals and the ancients previously announced that there would be no penalties for LIV players who would be able to participate freely for the greater part of the year.

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