The prestigious Royal Sydney Golf Club course has reportedly rejected the opportunity to host a LIV Golf event. The Saudi-backed series has gathered momentum in recent times, with Norman now looking to seek new venues.
LIV CEO Greg Norman is in the process of finalising the controversial Saudi-backed tour’s schedule for next year and he is planning to stage an event in Australia in April, with Australian golfers Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman among the newest stars to turn their back on the PGA Tour.
However, according to the Sydney Morning Herald, the Royal Sydney Golf Club have rejected an approach from LIV. The report states that ‘Royal Sydney’s idyllic location appealed to LIV Golf given its proximity to Sydney Harbour’, but they ‘informed LIV Golf they weren’t interested in hosting a tournament’.
LIV chiefs visited Australia two weeks ago in order to sound out potential venues…