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PGA Tour 2022, LIV Golf, Saudi Golf League; reaction to Dustin Johnson news; punishment, Phil Mickelson, world view

Dustin Johnson just dropped a $174 million bombshell on world golf.

The former world No.1 performed a shock U-turn on Wednesday when he declared for the inaugral LIV Golf Invitational Series event in England, the new Saudi-backed golf circuit.

The American two-time major champion said in February that he would stay loyal to the US PGA Tour before becoming one of two top-20 ranked players listed in the field for the 54-hole tournament starting on June 9.

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According to reports he will be paid $174 million (AUD) to join the league.

Former British Open champion and world number 20 Louis Oosthuizen, former Masters champions Charl Schwartzel and Sergio Garcia, plus former US Open champions Graeme McDowell and Martin Kaymer are also in the field.

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