After explosion last week where he accused members of the media of turning a black cloud on the US Open by talking so much about the LIV Golf Invitational Series, Brooks Kepka is reportedly moving to a breakaway league backed by Saudi Arabia and led by Greg Norman. Telegraph and Sky Sports.
It is expected to make its debut on the new course at a second event next week at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Portland, Oregon.
Koepka joins the likes of Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reid, Phil Mickelson and more. Abraham Unser as more big names keep jumping ship for a huge paycheck.
The 32-year-old finished once in the top 10 (WM Phoenix Open) in 14 starts this season. His most recent PGA Tour victory came at the same tournament in 2021. Cap’s younger brother, Chase, has already committed to playing for LIV Golf and finished 33rd at his London debut a few weeks ago, walking away with a $150,000 check.
Together with Koepka, LIV is expected to announce new signers in the coming days.
Jay Monahan hosted a meeting with the PGA Tour players at the Traveler Championship on Tuesday to deliver “a few important updates” and answer player questions.
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