Dec 20, 2022
Undoubtedly, the PGA Tour would have loved the Masters to make a bold, decisive show of support and ban any golfer who is competing in the rival, Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour from receiving an invitation to compete for a green jacket in 2023 and beyond.
Augusta National doesn’t really operate that way, though, especially under its current leadership. It has never been one to be told what to do, or pressured into what to do, or even influenced into what to do.
And of late, it’s far more about seeking inclusivity and growing the sport than waging political battles.
So it should be no surprise that chairman Fred Ridley announced Tuesday that the venerable tournament would not be altering its policies for the upcoming tournament in April.
Source: Yahoo Sports