Now that the PGA Tour’s 2022 Tour Championship is accomplished, with Rory McIlroy hoisting the trophy for a document third time, information is circulating about gamers deciding to hitch the LIV Golf Sequence whereas others are planning to stick with the Tour.
Hideki Matsuyama, who was lengthy rumored to be heading to the breakaway collection that’s backed by Saudi Arabia and led by Greg Norman, seems to be staying, in keeping with the Associated Press’ Doug Ferguson.
Cameron Younger, one of many favorites to win the Tour’s Rookie of the 12 months award, confirmed on Sunday to The Athletic that he was staying with the PGA Tour.
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Ferguson reported Matsuyama, who gained twice this season on the Zozo Championship and Sony Open in Hawaii, confirmed his dedication to the PGA Tour following his closing spherical on the Tour Championship. Matsuyama completed T-11 and made $925,000.
The 2021 Masters champion, Matsuyama has gained eight instances throughout his Tour profession and made greater than $40 million in 217 occasions.
Younger mentioned the PGA Tour’s proposed modifications had been one of many causes he wished to remain.
“I imply, frankly, I’ve determined to remain,” Younger mentioned. “So, I don’t know, it’s a extremely tough state of affairs, as a result of it’s probably not something anybody wished to occur. I feel it wasn’t meant to be this hostile between the 2.”
The Instances UK reported Younger was sure for LIV Golf three weeks in the past, however a supply near the previous star at Wake Forest mentioned the 25-year-old wasn’t more likely to be part of the Greg Norman-led and Saudi Arabia-backed collection.
“Clearly it’s the elephant within the room for everybody. Frankly, all through the entire course of with (LIV Golf), I used to be very . I feel they’ve a bunch of excellent concepts and are performing some cool stuff,” defined Younger. “With a few of the modifications coming (to the PGA Tour), that’s type of what actually helped me determine to type of keep and pursue these targets that I’ve for myself like making a Presidents Cup crew and a Ryder Cup crew and profitable a serious, when all of that’s simply unsure when you go. That’s a troublesome place for me as a result of, you recognize, I’m very younger and there are numerous components.”
In his first full season on Tour, Younger had 5 runner-up finishes on the Sanderson Farms Championship, Genesis Invitational, Wells Fargo Championship, British Open and Rocket Mortgage Basic, in addition to 5 extra top-10 finishes.