Bubba Watson warned reigning British Open champion Cameron Smith will “fall off the map” as the Aussie said Wednesday that major tournaments could be harmed if players in the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series do not receive world ranking points.
The world number two from Australia, who made the move Tuesday, spoke ahead of his Friday debut at the LIV Golf Invitational Boston.
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“It’s really a shame we’re not getting world ranking points out here,” Smith said. “To the fans of major championship golf, it may be a little bit unfair on them.
“I think majors is about having the best guys in the best field on the best golf courses. Hopefully we can sort that out.”
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