LIV tour to demand world ranking recognition at St Andrews meeting

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  • Executives say rebel tour meets criteria for ranking points
  • Request to be discussed on eve of the 150th Open Championship

The breakaway LIV tour is planning to use a board meeting at golf’s traditional home on Wednesday to demand its formal recognition in the world rankings, a move some will see as provocative and which is certain to increase tensions in the sport’s ongoing civil war.

The rebel tour’s latest attempt to gain a foothold in the sport will come at a board meeting of the Official World Golf Ranking on the eve of the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews, where the Saudi Arabia‑backed series’ formal application to gain world-ranking status will be top of the agenda.

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Written by Exclusive by Ewan Murray
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/jul/10/liv-tour-to-demand-world-ranking-recognition-at-st-andrews-meeting under the title “LIV tour to demand world ranking recognition at St Andrews meeting”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.