Brandel Chambley, a former PGA Tour golfer who works as an analyst for the golf channel, ripped Phil Mickelson and other LIV golfers ahead of the US Open this week.
Chamberlain tweeted Tuesday that Mickelson and LIV golf CEO Greg Norman should be removed from the World Golf Hall of Fame.
“As far as I know an athlete has never been removed from their Hall of Fame, but both Norman & Mickelson should be removed from the Hall of Fame. They have disrespected the game and threatened to ruin the game. They both made a lot of profit,” Chambley tweeted.
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Before the US Open, Mickelson addressed the media on Monday and responded to the scrutiny he received for playing in the golf league with Saudi funds.
“I respect their views and I understand and understand that they have strong feelings and strong emotions regarding this choice. And I absolutely respect that,” Joining LIV Golf was a “right decision” for him, Mickelson said.
Mickelson was reported to be making $ 200 million, which was not enough for Chambley. He said he did not buy into the notion that golfers who jumped for LIV golf over the weekend were trying to boost the game. Instead, they are “ruining the game” and “their reputation,” Chambley said.
Chambley continued Monday after a Mickelson press conference.
“He is experiencing the consequences of his decision, which some believe he is taking the Flamethrower to the PGA Tour,” Chambley said. By Golf Week. “By my reckoning there are 22 questions and there is not a single question about the oldest major champion of all time, not a single question about trying to complete a career grand slam. I think a lot about his decision to join the league. View it as an attempt at enemy capture.
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“He’s been very successful in manipulating himself to the best of his ability in the media center, but there have been instances of him behaving badly in the media center over the years. And then after a media member literally humiliates one of the greats in the game in front of the world, why would you do such a thing? Everyone in the room knows what they’re looking at.
Chambley added: “Nothing has changed that I have not seen from Phil Mickelson from that moment to this moment. When you try to sell a lie it turns out, it’s very comfortable and hard to speak easily.”
LIV Golf has been taking a ton of heat since its inception and this week is no exception.
Rory McIlroy led the PGA Tour golfers. He constantly lashes out at Norman after passing the PGA Tour All-Time list of victories, and lashes out at those who return to the tour after making statements adhering to the league.
“I took a lot of players’ statements at face value. That’s what I did wrong,” McIlroy said before the first round at the US Open. By The Independent. “You have people committed to the PGA Tour, and those ads have been put out. People have backed out of it.”
“It’s frustrating,” he added. “The players on the PGA Tour feel inferior in some way. If those guys think about themselves outside, they will see that it’s not the best of all for them. , It’s their decision, and they have to live with it. “
He followed Tell Sky Sports what he thinks The emergence of LIV golf only damaged the game.
“It simply came to our notice then [LIV Golf series] It will continue to be the way it is, which will break the game more than it already is. The professional world of golf is already broken, “he told the outlet.
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“There are so many different tours and so many different things to follow. I’m always trying to make it more cohesive and get people to work more together, but it’s breaking down.
“If the Saudis are hell-bent on spending money on golf, let’s try to spend it in a way that benefits the wider ecosystem. I want to see where it goes, but we need to see if it happens.”