Phil Mickelson has been confirmed as the ultimate participant for the 48-man discipline competing within the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Sequence event that takes place this week at Centurion Membership in Hertfordshire.
Mickelson, who hasn’t performed a aggressive spherical because the Saudi Worldwide in early February, can be among the many stars of the present of a discipline that features seven main champions with a mixed 14 main titles, in addition to three former world No.1 ranked gamers and 27 of the highest 150 golfers on the earth.
Writing on Twitter, Mickelson, who’s presently 72nd on the earth rankings, mentioned: “I’m thrilled to start with LIV Golfand I recognize everybody concerned. I additionally intend to play the majors. I totally notice and respect some could disagree with this choice.”
Greg Norman, CEO of LIV Golf, mentioned: “Phil Mickelson is unequivocally one of many best golfers of this era. His contributions to the game and connection to followers across the globe can’t be overstated and we’re grateful to have him. He strengthens an thrilling discipline for London the place we’re proud to launch a brand new period for golf.”
Mickelson joins a discipline that additionally contains Dustin Johnson, Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Graeme McDowell, Sergio Garcia, Kevin Na, Talor Gooch, Martin Kaymer, Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace.
The LIV Golf Invitational London begins with a shotgun begin at 2.15pm on Thursday, June 9.