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Fred Couples doesn’t care much about LIV Golf, and he doesn’t care what the former PGA Tour players say about their entry into the controversial league.
Cameron Smith tells Golf Digest Evin Priest, one of the main reasons he made the jump to LIV was because of the schedule.
“I will be able to spend more time at home in Australia and maybe have an event there as well. I failed to do that That, getting that part of my life back is really fascinating,” Smith said.
The Australian star added that while playing the PGA in the U.S., he missed things like “friends’ weddings, birthday parties and watching to your friends having a good time in rugby league” or something like that. travel.
Couples must have read the interview based on his cheeky tweets: fredcouplesgolf @fredcouplesgolf
To all my friends weddings who missed their birthdays…sorry I’m busy making a living off @pgatour and my job goal is to earn weekends the way it works. By the weekend, I mean 72 holes. Sorry not sorry.
The crowning achievement of Smith’s career was winning the British Open in July. He made two more appearances on the PGA Tour before officially signing with LIV Golf.
Upstart League is funded by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund. The Saudi government has been widely criticized for human rights abuses. The couple, who had been talking openly about players signing up for tournament LIV, joined the PGA Tour in 1980. The 62-year-old has 33 career wins on the PGA Tour, European Tour and Champions Tour. He won the 1992 Masters Championship and was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2013.