Josh Antmann is joined by Simon Holmes and Zane Scotland to debate a busy week in golf; rumours of Jon Rahm to LIV and Chris Stroud talking concerning the lack of assist from the PGA Tour, whereas Tiger returns in Albany; plus a hefty dialogue on the upcoming rollback of the golf ball
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Jon Rahm’s potential swap to LIV Golf could be extraordinarily damaging, says Simon Holmes, as it could additional deprive followers from seeing the perfect gamers compete in opposition to one another.
Masters champion Rahm has but to touch upon stories linking him with a £475m ($600m) transfer to the Saudi-backed league.
Holmes joined Zane Scotland and host Josh Antmann on the Sky Sports activities Golf podcast and spoke concerning the first interplay with the Saudis, the place they wished to host three occasions to advertise their tourism and turn out to be a part of the material of the game fairly than separate from it.
“LIV’s arrival with the brand new league, the pricing for the brand new expertise is loopy,” mentioned Holmes. “What I fear about is will it destroy the material of the sport?
“I might be so upset if Jon Rahm goes. Much more upset if the division between one league and the opposite continues, and as a golf fan I hardly get to see the perfect gamers compete in opposition to one another. That’s actually going to wreck the sport greater than the rest.”
Scotland questioned whether or not Rahm has turn out to be disillusioned by what went on behind closed doorways between the excursions.
“Is that this some extent the place he has had sufficient and says, ‘you are all taking care of yourselves, so I will take care of myself’?
“I am guessing however it I believe there’s a component of Rahm being sick and bored with getting used like a puppet.
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“He has been fairly open that he would not really feel heard. He would not like that Rory possibly will get a bit extra consideration than he does. There’s that half to it. He looks as if he has had sufficient.”
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