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British Open, Greg Norman, Jack Nicklaus, LIV Golf

Greg Norman was disinvited by the Royal & Ancient to attend this week’s historic 150th British Open at St. Andrews, including the champion’s dinner and Monday’s Celebration of Champions, where past Open champions played hole Nos. 1, 2, 17 and 18.

The tournament officials reasoned that despite the fact that Norman is a two-time past champion (1986 and 1993), his involvement with the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour would cause a distraction.

On Monday, Jack Nicklaus weighed in on the Norman situation with strong words — both for and against Norman.

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“Let me just sum this up with a couple of words,” the 82-year-old Nicklaus said. “First of all, Greg Norman is an icon in the…

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