When Kings Of Leon drummer Nathan Followill was told he had to cover up his tattoos if he wanted to play at a prestigious Sydney golf course in 2022 the sport’s pale, male and stale reputation was exposed to a new audience of potential players ready to say “pass”.
But at LIV golf events, tattoos are not only not banned, you can actually get one on sight.
The “Ink Station” at the LIV event in Orlando provided the opportunity to tatt-up to support your team of choice among the 12 like the All-Australian “Ripper GC” captained by the most famous mullet in the game, Cam Smith.
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The tattoos may be temporary ones but their availability speaks to the new notion of what Greg Norman’s rebel tour is trying to create in a game which still succeeds in its…