Australian golf legend Greg Norman has opened up on his role as CEO of LIV Golf in an explosive new interview, revealing he has lost some of his closest friends as part of golf’s controversial split.
But he declared he has no regrets for causing a schism in the sport, stating, “It is the right thing to do. And you can’t run through a brick wall without getting bloody.”
Norman has never been shy of speaking his mind, and the former world number one and two-time major winner didn’t hold back in his criticism of the PGA Tour in a podcast appearance with the People I (Mostly) Admire podcast with Freakonomics‘ Steven Levitt.
He was bullish about the Saudi-backed breakaway tour’s role in changing the face of modern golf, saying: “It is the biggest thing to ever happen to the game of golf in over 53 years.
“And when you think back over time, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus and a…