Defending champion Billy Horschel has hit out on the ‘hypocritical’ LIV Golf members taking part in on the BMW PGA Championship and believes the gamers mustn’t have been allowed to compete at Wentworth.
As many as 17 LIV Golf gamers are anticipated to characteristic this week, with members of the breakaway circuit in a position to compete on the DP World Tour after having their suspensions “momentary stayed” till the result of a listening to subsequent February.
Abraham Ancer and Jason Kokrak are amongst these to have benefitted from an exemption class to play, giving them the chance to earn world rating factors not accessible inside LIV Golf, leading to a destructive response from many gamers in motion this week.
“There is a blended feeling out right here,” Horschel mentioned. “There’s some guys that hate it; do not suppose the LIV guys ought to be right here. There are some guys which might be type of within the center, and there are some guys that perceive and really feel that, ‘hey, these guys have helped construct the DP World Tour and the European Tour, and been a part of Ryder Cups and helped the European Tour be so profitable in The Ryder Cup’, and they’re okay with it.
“My stance on that is that when these guys had been attempting to determine whether or not they had been going to go to the LIV Tour or stick with PGA Tour, DP World Tour, they needed to consider that they knew that world rating factors had been going to perhaps not come immediately or not are available in in any respect.