The golf world has been divided with the introduction of the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf Sequence. Justin Thomas has made it clear which aspect he’s on.
Throughout a current episode of the No Laying Up podcast, the No. 5 ranked golfer expressed how he’s “over it.”
“It’s powerful,” Thomas stated. “And I by no means thought I might be mendacity in mattress so many nights fascinated about this fricking tour and what’s happening and all these things.”
With LIV enjoying its second match outdoors Portland, Ore., this week, the controversy continues to rage on. PGA Tour gamers can’t escape the questions, both, and Thomas doesn’t understand how caught up in it he ought to get.
“I travel about how concerned I must be, how concerned I shouldn’t be, what I ought to say, what I shouldn’t say, what I need to say and what I do know I can’t say and forwards and backwards of all these various things,” Thomas stated on the podcast. “When it first occurred and when it got here out, guys, they’re going to do what they need to do, and yeah, do I want they wouldn’t have, however they’re entitled to their very own opinion and resolution and so be it type of factor.
“I simply, to be completely sincere, I simply want one in every of them would have the balls to say I’m doing this for the cash. Like, I personally would achieve much more respect for that. Nevertheless it’s simply the extra the gamers maintain speaking and saying that that is for the betterment of the sport, the extra agitated and irritated I get about it.”
The 29-year-old two-time main winner, together with at this 12 months’s PGA Championship, additionally expressed his concern for the way forward for the PGA Tour, saying that LIV Golf and its gamers could finally attempt to legally assault the tour.
“I heard somebody that introduced up a great level is that they’re saying that I’m certain sooner or later, you understand, some form of lawsuits might be going and if any of these guys that left to go play the opposite tour sue the [PGA] Tour, they’re suing me, they’re suing Rory, they’re suing Tiger, they’re suing each single one in every of us that they’ve regarded within the face,” Thomas stated. “So like, to me, that’s the place slightly little bit of the betrayal and the upsetting and unhappy emotions come from.”
Thomas has been clear about his devotion to the PGA Tour because the starting of the continued energy wrestle. For now, the PGA Tour and LIV coexist. But when extra gamers maintain leaping ship, Thomas’ fears may come nearer to coming true.