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LIV golfers urge world rankings chairman to award factors to their occasions

2022-09-20 17:42:44


Cameron Smith is the best ranked golfer within the LIV sequence at third on the planet

Golfers taking part in within the Saudi-funded LIV Golf sequence have written to the Official World Golf Rating asking that its occasions are awarded rating factors.

The letter to governing board chairman Peter Dawson was signed by 50 gamers.

LIV, which launched in June and has held 5 occasions to date, utilized for recognition from the rankings in July.

“Each week that passes with out the inclusion of LIV athletes undermines the historic worth of OWGR,” the gamers wrote.

“As time goes by, LIV golfers routinely decline within the rankings.”

The rankings play a key function in deciding entry into golf’s 4 majors and qualifying for the Olympics.

Open champion Cameron Smith, LIV’s highest ranked participant, was world quantity two when he joined the Saudi Arabian-funded sequence final month, however has dropped to world quantity three.

He had his first win on the tour at Chicago on the weekend, pocketing £3.5m in prize cash – however won’t obtain any rating factors.

Within the letter despatched on 16 September, the gamers added: “To keep up belief, we urge you – as one of many true statesmen of sports activities – to behave appropriately to incorporate, on a retroactive foundation, the outcomes of LIV Golf occasions in OWGR’s rating calculations.

“An OWGR with out LIV could be incomplete and inaccurate, the equal of leaving Belgium, Argentina, and England out of the Fifa rankings.

“Some 23 excursions are built-in into the OWGR universe, and LIV has earned its place amongst them. 4 LIV golfers have held the number-one place on the OWGR, and one is at present number-two. LIV’s roster contains 21 of the final 51 winners of the 4 Majors.

“The extent of competitors on the common LIV occasion is a minimum of equal to that on the common PGA Tour occasion. We all know as a result of we have performed in each.”

Gamers competing within the LIV sequence are at present barred from taking part in in PGA Tour occasions, though the DP World Tour has quickly lifted suspensions on LIV Golf gamers.

The OWGR’s board contains PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan and DP World Tour chief govt Keith Pelley.

Within the letter the gamers claimed that board members are “conflicted and are retaining the OWGR from performing because it ought to”.

LIV golfers referred to as for a fast choice for “the good thing about the integrity of the rankings, the sport and all of us who love the game” including that excluding the gamers “would imply the followers are being denied what they deserve”.

The OWGR has but to answer the letter, however the Press Affiliation mentioned a supply on the organisation mentioned it doesn’t touch upon the appliance course of.

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