Bryson DeChambeau has advised a potential route for LIV Golf gamers into main championships after they have been denied world rating factors.
Official World Golf Rating (OWGR) just lately introduced LIV Golf’s utility for factors has been rejected.
The governing physique cited questions over the Saudi breakaway league’s aggressive integrity, significantly its ‘closed store’ set-up with no qualification standards.
It casts doubt over the way forward for LIV Golf gamers on the 4 main championships, with plenty of high golfers now set to fall even additional down the OWGR record.
The Masters, the PGA Championship, the US Open and The Open all use OWGR as the principle methodology of qualification for his or her occasions.
Different methods to achieve entry embody profitable earlier majors: for instance, Sergio Garcia and Phil Mickelson boast lifetime exemptions at Augusta Nationwide.
Notable LIV Golfers Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Cam Smith and Dechambeau even have exemptions for the close to future, however non-major winners now face a severe disaster.
Nevertheless, the organisers of the majors can change their qualification standards each time they select – and DeChambeau has an thought.
“I believe at this time limit now that they don’t seem to be permitting it, we might love to search out one other option to be built-in into the most important championship system since I believe we’ve among the finest gamers on the planet,” DeChambeau stated from LIV Golf’s occasion in Saudi Arabia this week.
“Prime 12 on the cash record on the finish of the 12 months or the factors record on the finish of the 12 months can be, I believe, apparent for the most important championships to host the most effective gamers on the planet at these 4 occasions every year.”
R&A chief Martin Slumbers, who’s answerable for The Open, admitted this was a risk.
Responding to DeChambeau’s feedback, he stated: “I believe that is one of many choices that we’ve.
“It is not the choice that’s high of my record in the meanwhile, however it might be one of many choices that’s accessible.”
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