Phil Mickelson Brands Saudi Arabia’s ‘Scary Mom’ As He Outlines PGA Tour Plans

Looks like six-time major winner Phil Mickelson has somewhat given his thoughts on the proposed Saudi Arabia Golf Tournament

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Phil Mickelson has branded Saudi Arabia’s state a ‘frightening mother’ after admitting he was only flirting with the controversial Saudi Arabian Golf Federation (SGL) to gain leverage on Visiting PGA.

Rumors surrounding the proposed new lap have sent the golf world to the fore in recent months, with the tournament providing a huge divide of opinion among some of the best players on the planet. .

The new series is being led by former world No. 1 Greg Norman, with massive funding from Saudi-backed LIV Golf Investments looking to capture some of the game’s best games. play off the PGA Tour and DP World Tour.

Phil Mickelson called Saudi Arabia’s ‘scary mother’


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The group of players contacted by Norman and the Saudi Arabian League includes Mickelson, after the American spoke openly about the deal, while beating the circuit in which he played nearly all sports. His professional golf – PGA Tour.

However, the six-time major champion appears to have somewhat benefited the Saudi-backed streak, after describing the Middle Eastern Kingdom as ‘a scary mother’.

Speaking of SGL in an upcoming biography titled, ‘Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf’s Most Colorful Superstar’He said in an excerpt from the book: “They’re scary moms when it comes to.”

He continued: “We know they killed [Washington Post reporter Jamal] Khashoggi and have a terrible record on human rights.

“They execute the people there for being gay. Knowing all of this, why am I even considering it? Because this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reshape how the PGA works. Tour.

“They were able to get through with manipulation, coercion, force because we, the players, had no choice.

“Like a good guy like [PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan] appears like, unless you have leverage, he won’t do what’s right. And Saudi money finally gives us that leverage. “

Mickelson’s comments come just two weeks after he received a lucrative seven-figure offer from the Saudi Arabian League, while also criticizing the PGA Tour for ‘obnoxious greed’.

I said Golf Digest : “It’s not public knowledge, all that goes on.

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Mickelson is said to have been offered a huge deal to join the Saudi Golf Federation


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“But the players don’t have access to their own media. If the tour wants to end any threat [from Saudi]they can only give back media rights to the player…

“Media copyright is just a fraction of everything else. And it’s the obnoxious greed of the tour that really opens the door to opportunities elsewhere.”

The PGA Tour has since responded to Mickelson’s ‘obnoxious greed’ comments, accusing Mickelson of ‘faking up’ the claims.

A ‘PGA Tour Executive’ told : “I’ve never seen anyone really care about how we make money.

“There’s some conversation about it now because, you know, Phil is creating things that aren’t true.

“But overall, they’re happy to get a lot of money out of it.”

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