Brooks Koepka is set to join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series, according to a new Telegraph (opens in a new tab) report.
The four-time Major winner had been closely linked with the new breakaway circuit led by Greg Norman, and it looks like he will join his brother Chase in the next group of 48 players in Portland.
Koepka refused to be drawn to the issue at last week’s US Open, where he accused the media of casting a “dark cloud” over the tournament amid constant talk from LIV Golf.
“I’m here. I’m here at the US Open. I’m ready to play the US Open, and I think it sucks too, y’all are throwing this dark cloud over the US Open,” the American. at Brookline. “It’s one of my favorite events. I don’t know why you keep doing this. The more legs you give it, the more you talk about it.”
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Koepka is expected to join Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Louis Oosthuizen and a number of other big names on LIV Golf’s roster.
This will mean he will be suspended from the PGA Tour, following the Tour’s decision to suspend all current and future players from LIV Golf.
The LIV Golf Tour is currently making headlines in global golf and emerging as a huge contender for the PGA Tour. There is a mandatory player meeting at this week’s Travelers Championship and commissioner Jay Monahan is due to hold a press conference at 1 p.m. local time on Wednesday.
LIV Golf is expected to announce its next signings this week, and it looks like Koepka will be among them.