Greg Norman is a visionary of the game or a disruptor-in-chief, depending on who you are asking. He sees India as a big part of LIV Golf’s plans in the coming years after signing up Anirban Lahiri as its first Indian player.
Lahiri, 35, was unveiled two weeks ago in Boston and made an immediate impact at The International course, finishing tied second after losing a play-off to former world No 1 Dustin Johnson.
Norman, the 67-year-old Australian former world No 1 and twice The Open champion, is the Commissioner of the LIV Invitational Golf Series funded by Golf Saudi and the Public Investment Fund (PIF). It aims to create a series of at least 14 tournaments worldwide that includes a team contest. An event in India in the future is a possibility.
“We have decided to launch the league next year and are not going to do another beta season. We’ve gone out there now in the last…