Breakaway league sets golfers on collision course with DP World Tour


  • Host of stars likely to apply for release to play at Centurion
  • Phil Mickelson could return at event in Hertfordshire

Members of the DP World Tour who play in the $25m (£19.9m Saudi Arabian-backed event in Hertfordshire in June are likely to face penalties amid a growing sense permission will not be granted to those looking to tee up at the Centurion Club.

DP World – formerly European – Tour players must request a release to participate in the LIV Golf Invitational, which runs from 9 to 11 June. This marks the first independent event fronted by Greg Norman, whose disruption plan for golf – backed by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund – has met with stern resistance from the sport’s biggest tours.

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Written by Ewan Murray
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