Golf’s worst kept secret is expected to be confirmed on Tuesday night, with world No.2 Cameron Smith’s $AU140 million defection to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series set to be revealed.
With the LIV’s fourth event to get underway at The International Golf Club in Boston on Friday, the 29-year-old is expected to be the headline new addition to the 48-man field. Australian Marc Leishman is also expected to join compatriot Smith.
ASydney Mornng Heraldreports the announcement is expected on Tuesday night.
His defection will be the biggest blow to the US PGA Tour, with the Australian taking home the Claret Jug last month in the last major of the year.
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