Cam Smith on his move to LIV for 100 million: “I couldn’t ignore it”
Lto march of cameron smithnumber 2 in the world ranking, at LIV seriesit’s not just another leak. We are talking about the signing by the circuit financed by Saudi Arabia of one of the players on the rise in the world of golf. the australian this year he has won The Players and the British Openin addition to starring in other outstanding performances, such as in the Augusta Masters.
Fraud 29 tothe one from Brisbane is at the peak of his sports career and his departure is a blow to the waterline of the PGA Tour, which remains determined not to reach any kind of agreement with the LIV. Moreover, the anti-LIV plan of the US circuit goes through force their stars to play 20 tournaments per seasonsomething with which perhaps not everyone agrees, especially those who are still linked to other circuits at the same time, as in the case of John Rahm.
Play less, in addition to the 100 million dollars being paid for his multi-year contract is one of the reasons Smith has given for joining LIV. The ‘aussie’ has been explained in an interview in golf summary: “[El dinero] was definitely a factor in making this decision. It is not something to ignore or say that it was not a reason. It was obviously a business decision, It was an offer I couldn’t ignore.he started saying.
But Smith, who has won $27 million during his eight years on the PGAassures that not only money moved him, but the possibility of spending from now on three months a year in his country, Australia, about how his new schedule is going to be set up: “The biggest thing for me about joining is that the LIV schedule is really attractive. I’ll be able to spend more time at home in Australia and maybe there’s a tournament there. Being able to partially recover how my life was was an incentive. I have lived in the USA and I love it, but The little things like missing my friends’ weddings, birthday parties and watching your colleagues have a good time at rugby league games, it’s been tough.”
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