LIV Golf star Harold Varner III has torn into his peers from the rebel tour, insisting they’re only interested in “growing their pockets” instead of growing the game.
Varner is one of 18 players from the Saudi-backed enterprise competing at The Masters, with LIV chief Greg Norman holding out hope one of the defectors can emerge victorious at Augusta.
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The 32-year-old initially rejected LIV’s advances to break away from the PGA Tour but eventually signed on the dotted line for a reported $20 million fee.
But what made Varner stand out from his LIV compatriots was his brutal honesty about why he signed on, stating the opportunity was “simply too good of a financial breakthrough” for him to pass up.
It differed from the thoughts of fellow defectors like Phil Mickelson…