LIV players will also be banned from the Barbasol Championship and Barracuda Championship, as all three are co-sanctioned with the PGA Tour.
LIV Golf is not through shaking up the industry. Rebel league may recruit female LPGA stars with an eye toward holding ‘mixed’ tournaments or launching rival women’s golf tour.
The PGA Tour suffered two more financial blows as the R&A admitted LIV golfers to the British Open and four-time major winner Brooks Koepka jumped to Greg Norman’s rebel golf tour.
The total audience for NBC Sports’ coverage of Sunday’s final round of the 2022 U.S. Open fell 5% from last year. But this year’s tournament was NBC’s most-streamed golf event ever.