Johnson, Mickelson: LIV golf players cleared for U.S. Open

Johnson, Mickelson: LIV golf players cleared for U.S. Open

Johnson, Mickelson: LIV golf players cleared for U.S. Open
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  • Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson can contend in the U.S. Open one week from now after the United States Golf Association (USGA) reported on Tuesday that it won’t rebuff the individuals who joined the LIV Golf Invitational Series.
  • Six-times significant hero Phil Mickelson, previous world number one Johnson and 2017 Masters champion Sergio Garcia are among the excluded golf players for the U.S. Open.
  • They are likewise booked to contend this week at Centurion Club outside London in the debut LIV Golf occasion.
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Johnson procured a 10-year exclusion of winning the 2016 U.S. Open, Mickelson got a five-year exclusion from his PGA Championship win.

The USGA said the U.S. Open field rules was set preceding sections opening recently and it wouldn’t be fair for the people who procured a spot in the year’s third major through exclusion and fitting the bill to change that models once settled.

“As to who might decide to play in London this week, we just posed ourselves this inquiry – – should a player who had procured his direction into the 2022 U.S. Open, by means of our distributed field models, be pulled out of the field because of his choice to play in another occasion? What’s more, we at last concluded that they shouldn’t,” the USGA said in an explanation.

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The USGA said its choice with respect to the June 16-19 U.S. Open external Boston ought not be interpreted as the public administering body supporting an option putting together substance, nor steady of any singular player activities or remarks.

“Rather, it is essentially a reaction to whether the USGA sees playing in an elective occasion, without the assent of their home visit, an offense that ought to preclude them for the U.S. Open,” the USGA said.

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Both the PGA Tour and DP World Tour have declined demands from individuals who had requested deliveries to contend at Centurion where $25 million is available for anyone, including $4 million for the champ.

It is obscure whether those contending in the worthwhile breakaway circuit’s most memorable occasion will deal with repercussion.

The choice by the USGA implies Mickelson, who has wrapped next in line a record multiple times at his public title, will be able to finish the profession Grand Slam of winning golf’s four majors.

Johnson, addressing correspondents at Centurion preceding the USGA declaration, said he left the PGA Tour and trusted he would be permitted to play the majors, which are not run by the PGA Tour.

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