Rory McIlroy rips some LIV golfers for his or her about-face on intentions

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Rory McIlroy rips some LIV golfers for his or her about-face on intentions
Rory McIlroy rips some LIV golfers for his or her about-face on intentions

4-time foremost winner Rory McIlroy has provided among the harshest criticism up to now of PGA Tour gamers who’ve defected to the competing LIV Golf Invitational Sequence, saying on Wednesday that some are “doubling” again on their tour commitments.

McIlroy, talking to reporters at a press convention forward of this week’s Vacationers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut, mentioned he was upset that some gamers, together with Brooks Koepka, had modified faces after beforehand pledging loyalty to the Tour.

“But am I surprised? Yes, because of what he said earlier,” McIlroy mentioned. “I think that’s why I’m surprised a lot of these people are — because they say one thing and then do another… I don’t understand it, and I don’t know if it’s for legal reasons or if they can’t — I have no idea. But it’s disingenuous on their part to say one thing and then do another.”

When McIlroy was requested whether or not he was referring to Koepka’s feedback two years in the past or per week in the past, he mentioned, “All that. All the way, in public and private, all of it.”

On Tuesday, Koepka grew to become the newest participant on the PGA Tour to affix the LIV golf course, led by two-time Open Championship winner Greg Norman. Koepka will compete within the first LIV Golf occasion within the US subsequent week in Portland, Oregon.

Final week, Koepka, ranked 19 within the official golf rankings, criticized reporters for asking him questions on LIV Golf, saying it had thrown a “black cloud” over the US Open.

“I’m here at the US Open,” Koepka mentioned. “I’m ready to play the US Open, and I think it’s kinda bad, you all just throw this black cloud over the US Open. It’s one of my favorite events. I don’t know why you guys keep on that, the more legs I give [LIV Golf]The more you keep talking about him.”

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