Rory McIlroy set to make a surprise return to PGA Tour board

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  • Webb Simpson requested world No 2 to take his place
  • Four-time major winner resigned from policy board in November

Rory McIlroy’s commitment to a stronger future for elite golf could be confirmed by a dramatic return to board positions on the PGA Tour as early as this week. Sources close to the situation have told the Guardian that roles for McIlroy as a director both on the PGA Tour’s policy board and on PGA Tour Enterprises are subject to a vote on Wednesday, after Webb Simpson tendered resignation along with the explicit request that the Northern Irishman takes his place.

McIlroy reappearing on the frontline will represent a major boost to the PGA Tour and its sponsors as the sport attempts to end the disruption caused by the Saudi Arabian-backed LIV’s arrival on the scene.

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Written by Exclusive by Ewan Murray
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/apr/22/rory-mcilroy-surprise-return-to-pga-board under the title “Rory McIlroy set to make a surprise return to PGA Tour board”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.