Tuesday’s spherical of practices at Augusta National featured extra of the identical from stars getting acclimated to the course for the 2023 Masters Event. Whereas Monday introduced collectively PGA and LIV golfers collectively for the primary time since final 12 months, Tuesday introduced extra of the identical in a fair friendlier method.
Former Masters champion Dustin Johnson and others wore their LIV team colors and shirts Monday in a present of assist for who they now characterize proudly. Nonetheless, either side remained respectful of each other.
Tuesday was no completely different when Rory McIlroy spoke to the media throughout the second day of apply, saying it was nice that the perfect gamers on this planet have come collectively at Augusta and that the event is larger than any animosity between either side.
“This event is means larger than any of that” ⛳
Rory McIlroy on enjoying alongside LIV Golf gamers at The Masters pic.twitter.com/gRGR0dySx7
— Sky Sports activities Golf (@SkySportsGolf) April 4, 2023
The chairman for the PGA’s Tour participant advisory council as soon as had harsh words for individuals who bolted for LIV. Forward of his apply session with LIV’s Brooks Koepka immediately, that tune was clearly now not obvious.
Nevertheless, within the spirit of pleasant competitors amongst different golfers, Tiger Woods roared into the microphone Tuesday when he was requested if he felt others view him as a risk within the event.
“Whether or not I’m a risk to them or not who is aware of. Folks most likely didn’t assume I used to be a risk [in 2019] both however that turned out okay.”
And naturally, like Monday’s apply spherical highlights, this wouldn’t be the identical with out a shot of the day of kinds.
LIV Golf’s Cameron Smith earns that honor with a shot that crops the ball completely on the sixteenth inexperienced.
We see you, Cam.