After claiming move to LIV Golf was to ‘spend time with the kids,’ Patrick Reed will play five events in September, 26 in 2022

As a means of deflecting talk that they were making a jump from the PGA Tour to LIV Golf for financial reasons, numerous players insisted a reduced workload was the reason they chose the upstart league backed by Saudi financing.

But with a slip in his Official World Golf Ranking as well as an open window in his schedule, Patrick Reed has been announced as a participant in the upcoming Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, one of the more lucrative events on the DP World Tour.

Reed was ranked No. 25 on Jan. 2, then dipped to No. 38 when he