Welcome back to Golf District, today on the channel we are going to have a look at Henrik Stenson set to be stripped of Ryder Cup captaincy and join LIV Golf Invitational Series + other associated golf news. Henrik Stenson is expected to be imminently stripped of his Ryder Cup captaincy, with the Swede poised to sign up with the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series. The 2016 Champ Golfer of the Year, who is set to lead Group Europe in next September's edition of the biennial contest, has actually been regularly linked with the Greg Norman-fronted trip. Stenson told reporters that his schedule for the rest of the year was "uncertain" after missing out on the cut on Friday at The Open in St Andrews. The 46-year-old now set to devote to the breakaway circuit.
Stenson, a five-time Ryder Cup player, was announced as Team Europe's captain in March, with Zach Johnson to lead Group USA in Italy next year. Johnson has actually currently confirmed that LIV Golf gamers will not be eligible for US Ryder Cup qualification. New Champion Golf Enthusiast of the Year Cameron Smith has actually previously been rumoured to be considering the breakaway circuit, with the Australian refusing to deny speculation about his playing golf future in the media conference after his one-shot triumph at St Andrews. Cameron Smith is not the only called being linked with a relocate to LIV Golf. Tommy Fleetwood, Hideki Matsuyama, Marc Leishman and Bubba Watson are all reportedly in conversations to sign up with the break-away league. However, Sky Sports News have actually talked to Fleetwood. He has insisted reports of his defection are false. Gamers who signed up with the circuit are suspended indefinitely by the PGA Tour, while the DP World Tour issued ₤ 100,000 fines for those completing in the opening event of the inaugural season. This leaves minimal playing chances for LIV Golf members outside their own events. Watch the entire video for more information about Henrik Stenson set to be stripped of Ryder Cup captaincy and join LIV Golf Invitational Series and other associated news.
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Henrik Stenson set to be removed of Ryder Cup captaincy and join LIV Golf Invitational Series
CAMERON SMITH BRISTLES AT LIV GOLF CONCERN WITH RUMORS SWIRLING AFTER BRITISH OPEN
Henrik Stenson joins the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Series and is stripped of his Ryder Cup captaincy