During an appearance on Fox News in the United States with Tucker Carlson that aired Monday night, Norman confirmed what he told the Washington Post in a story two months ago.
Norman told the Post in June the offer was “mind-blowingly enormous; we’re talking about high nine digits”.
He said it was “somewhere in that neighbourhood of $US700 million ($A998 million) to $800 million ($A1140 million)”
Woods has been opposed to LIV Golf since late last year, and he delivered his strongest comments at The Open when he said players who took the money funded by the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund had “turned their back” on the PGA Tour that made them famous.
“Tiger is a needle-mover and of course you have to look at the best of the best. So they had originally approached Tiger before I became CEO.” – Greg Norman.
When an offer was made to Woods was…