In the aftermath of the PGA Championship, Phil Mickelson caused a lot of reactions with his statement. The LIV Golfers made a good impression on the audience and proved that they are high-quality players. According to Mickelson, LIV Golf is the best preparation for the majors when you take into account the schedule and a few other factors.
“Love LIV or hate it, it’s the best way/Tour to be your best in the majors. Enough events to keep you sharp, fresh and ready, yet not be worn down from too many tournaments or obligations. 14 LIV events, 34 weeks left open to prepare for the 4 majors.
Fact”. -Phil Mickelson said.
Rory McIlroy reacted
One of the golfers who had a hard time keeping silent on this statement by Mickelson was Rory McIlroy. Known for his frequent criticism of LIV, the Northern Irishman believes that Mickelson's statement is illogical.
It is up to the PGA players to decide how many tournaments they wish to participate in. “You know, no one makes anyone play 25 events on the PGA Tour. 15's the minimum. So you can play 15 and your four Major championships and there you go.
You're at 19. No one's making you play that many. So I think that's a pretty flawed argument”. -Rory McIlroy said. Jon Rahm is the golfer who reacted to McIlroy's statement regarding Mickelson and the PGA Tour. “Well, listen, Phil is a friend of mine, but what else is he going to say? Right? He's obviously going to advocate for his side and that's perfectly fine.
I mean, listen, there's many ways to prepare for a tournament." Mickelson is one of the main ambassadors of LIV Golf, and he has been working hard to promote LIV Golf as a place that can attract the very best golfers in the world. It will be interesting to see if he is able to carry out that plan.
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