PGA Tour draws hard line with rival tour, won’t grant players releases to compete elsewhere | Golf News and Tour Information

The PGA Tour has opted against granting conflicting-event releases for the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series tournament, the tour told its membership in a memo distributed on Tuesday evening. Players who still opt to play in the LIV event at Centurion Golf Club outside London on June 9-11 will thus be deemed in violation of the tour’s regulations and subject to disciplinary action, which could include suspension or a revocation of membership.

“We have notified those who have applied that their request has been declined in accordance with the PGA Tour Tournament Regulations. As such, tour members are not authorized