For the past 12 months, Greg Norman knew he had to have an “incredibly thick heat shield” as the golfing world circled the wagons against his start-up LIV Golf League.
So jumping into the water with sharks on the Eyre Peninsula on Tuesday, ahead of Thursday’s start of the LIV event in Adelaide was anything but scary.
The Great White Shark has weathered the troubled waters in his battle with the PGA Tour, one he hopes will ease as LIV marches on, but feels invigorated by renewing his place on golf’s main stage.
Norman, forever an Australian sporting legend, has been a pioneer in his sport long before LIV and so being involved in his new Saudi-backed venture is giving him that playing pleasure all over again.
“Just to see what we’ve created…