Viktor Hovland has denied rumours suggesting he was established to join the LIV Golfing Collection.
The Saudi-backed LIV Golfing appears to be intent on disrupting the recreation, and has thrown huge quantities of income at players in a bid to entice them to indication up.
Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson had been the large names to play in the to start with party last 7 days, and they are established to be joined by Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed at the next event in Portland at the conclusion of the thirty day period.
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Both equally reported they could recognize why players at specified levels of their careers had been staying enticed by the substantial quantities of revenue on provide, but not gamers at the peak of their powers.
Hovland, at 24, has his greatest a long time forward of him, and it came as a surprise when he was named as a very likely mover in the coming weeks.
Talking prior to this week’s US Open up, the Norwegian has denied that is the situation.
“I have no programs to play the LIV sequence,” Hovland instructed the Norwegian Golf Affiliation.
“Some of them have been expected,” Hovland stated. “But I should say DJ’s name came as a shock to me.
“There have been a couple of other names there far too, but…I do not chat to people all the time and request what they imagine and should really do.
“But it will at minimum be exciting to see what takes place in the long run.”
Hovland will bid to earn the initially important of his career this week as players tee it up at the Place Club in Brookline for the US Open up.
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Source: Euro Athletics