Phil Mickelson prepares for US Open after first LIV Golf tournament

Il 2022 NOI. Open is set to take place at The Country Club in Brookline. Mickelson arrived from London after competing at the Centurion Golf Club in LIV Golf’s first 54-hole event. He finished tied for 33rd and 10-over par for the tournament.

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Phil Mickelson reacts to the crowd after putting on the 15th green during the LIV Golf Invitational at the Centurion Club in St Albans, Inghilterra, Sabato, giugno 11, 2022.

Phil Mickelson reacts to the crowd after putting on the 15th green during the LIV Golf Invitational at the Centurion Club in St Albans, Inghilterra, Sabato, giugno 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Adesso, suo onto the U.S. Aperto, which Mickelson has yet to win. He finished second or tied for second in 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009 e 2013. It’s the only major tournament he hasn’t won.

Mickelson and others who decided to play in LIV Golf will be allowed to play the U.S. Aperto, gli Stati Uniti. Golf Association said last week.

We pride ourselves in being the most open championship in the world and the players who have earned the right to compete in this year’s championship, both via exemption and qualifying, will have the opportunity to do so. Our field criteria were set prior to entries opening earlier this year and it’s not appropriate, nor fair to competitors, to change criteria once established,” the USGA said.

Regarding players who may choose to play in London this week, we simply asked ourselves this question – should a player who had earned his way into the 2022 NOI. Aperto, via our published field criteria, be pulled out of the field as a result of his decision to play in another event? And we ultimately decided that they should not.

Mickelson didn’t rescind his PGA Tour membership as some of his fellow LIV Golf teammates.

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LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman stands on a tee box during the final round of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational in St. Albans, Inghilterra, Sabato, giugno 11, 2022.

LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman stands on a tee box during the final round of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational in St. Albans, Inghilterra, Sabato, giugno 11, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Il USGA said their statement wasn’t a message of support for players participating in the PGA Tour’s rival league.

Our decision regarding our field for the 2022 NOI. Open should not be construed as the USGA supporting an alternative organizing entity, nor supporting of any individual player actions or comments. Piuttosto, it is simply a response to whether or not the USGA views playing in an alternative event, without the consent of their home tour, an offense that should disqualify them for the U.S. Open.

LIV Golf was the topic of conversation throughout last week because of Saudi Arabia’s funding of the league.

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan had the last word Sunday in an interview on CBS during the RBC Canadian Open.

I would ask any player that has left, or any player that would ever consider leaving, have you ever had to apologize for being a member of the PGA Tour?” Disse Monahan.

Jim Nantz asked why there couldn’t be room for both tours.

Jay Monahan, commissioner of the PGA Tour, speaks at a press conference during practice for The Players Championship on March 8, 2022, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Jay Monahan, commissioner of the PGA Tour, speaks at a press conference during practice for The Players Championship on March 8, 2022, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Keyur Khamar/PGA Tour via Getty Images)

Why do they need us so badly? Those players have chosen to sign multiyear, lucrative contracts to play in a series of exhibition matches against the same players over and over again. You look at that versus what we see here today,” Disse Monahan.

He also called LIV Golf a series of exhibition tournaments.

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