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John Daly: I ‘begged’ Greg Norman to let me join LIV Golf

John Daly: I ‘begged’ Greg Norman to let me join LIV Golf

A good deal of golfers have gone from the PGA Tour to the controversial LIV Golfing league this yr, and John Daly evidently wished to be the following Tour defector.

The Saudi-backed league has been ready to lure absent some of the ideal gamers on the Tour with large amounts of dollars.

In the course of an look on “Piers Morgan Uncensored” in late July, Daly shared that he had fascination in becoming a member of LIV to make much more funds than he at the moment does on the Champions Tour. But LIV CEO Greg Norman shut him down.

“I begged Greg Norman to allow me be on the LIV tour,” Daly said, via Todd Kelly of GolfWeek (h/t Bleacher Report).

“I play two to a few professional-ams every 7 days on the Champions tour, and we do not play for a great deal of income on the Champions tour, so I just about really feel like, ‘OK, I’m not acquiring a whole lot out of this. What are we executing?’” Daly said.

According to Daly, Norman informed him that the league was not hunting to add any much more players.

Norman was able to appeal to loads of high-end talent to LIV this 12 months, such as Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Brooks Koepka and a two-time Masters winner.

The 56-calendar year-previous Daly, recognised for his unconventional visual appeal and vibrant individuality, has five job PGA Tour wins. He won the PGA Championship in 1991 and the Open Championship in 1995.