Adam Scott had already knocked back approaches from Greg Norman’s LIV Golf, but now the Australian veteran looms as the next moderator in what Tiger Woods called the game’s new reality.
Scott, 42, has been voted by his peers as the new chairman of the Player Advisory Council, which advises PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan on issues affecting the US-based circuit.
He’ll join a group that includes Rory McIlroy, who Woods is returning to play with at this week’s Genesis Invitational. Woods called McIlroy the PGA Tour’s “ambassador” and someone who had been extraordinary navigating the at times hostile battle against LIV.
“It‘s been tough on him and he’s been exceptional,” Woods said of McIlroy, who has taken on Norman and the LIV converts while helping advance the player cause on the PGA Tour.
“It‘s been an ebb and flow, it really has. And it’s been…