Greg Norman, who gained 88 occasions throughout his skilled profession, is at the moment the frontman for the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf Invitational Sequence; ‘The Nice White Shark’ is contemplating popping out of retirement to play at The Open in July
Final Up to date: 23/04/22 10:01am
Greg Norman, who’s the frontman for the Saudi Arabia-backed skilled golf Tremendous League, is contemplating popping out of retirement to play at The Open.
The 67-year-old, who gained The Open in 1986 and 1993, final performed professionally 10 years in the past however is setting his sights on showing on the a hundred and fiftieth Open when it begins on July 10.
The Australian not qualifies for automated entry as a former champion and, in consequence, must earn his spot by qualifying except he’s granted an exemption by organisers.
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“I feel I can nonetheless get in,” stated Norman, who twice completed in a tie for sixth round St Andrews, in 1984 and 1990, and is eager to return to the Scottish hyperlinks course. “It is the a hundred and fiftieth. I am a previous Open champion. I like St Andrews.
“If there is a second in time that I’d think about going again and teeing off one final time. Perhaps that is it.
“I like St Andrews. I like the historical past, I like the truth that you possibly can play it backwards.
“There’s not a golf shot on the market that is boring to me. Every part’s obtained character, each shot’s obtained to be performed, each membership in your bag has obtained for use.
“There’s a lot goodness in regards to the golf course and it is stood the check of time.”
Norman gained the primary of his Open titles at Turnberry in 1986 earlier than claiming the Claret Jug once more seven years later when he completed forward of Nick Faldo at Royal St George’s in Sandwich.
Norman has struggled to date to lure the sport’s main gamers regardless of the promise of giant prize purses for the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf Invitational Sequence.
What the gamers have stated in regards to the Tremendous League
Talking in February, Rory McIlroy reiterated his opposition to the proposed Saudi Golf League
The PGA Tour’s main gamers have supplied differing opinions on the proposed league.
Rory McIlroy labelled it the “not so Tremendous League” however a number of gamers are being courted with multi-million contract gives.
Talking in February, Nick Dougherty and Wealthy Beem focus on Rory McIlroy’s response to the proposed Saudi Golf League
Lee Westwood stated final 12 months that it might be a “no-brainer” to signal such a deal at this stage of his profession, whereas Adam Scott confirmed he’s in talks to affix the profitable tour.
Phil Mickelson admitted the specter of the league has given gamers “leverage” to squeeze extra money out of the PGA Tour however his feedback had been criticised by others and he later issued an apology.
Dustin Johnson described the league as a “actually good idea” earlier in February, however he, together with Bryson DeChambeau, have each pledged their dedication to the PGA Tour.
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