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Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has ignored his feelings towards players who have left the PGA Tour for the Saudi-backed LIV Golf League and its fascinating purse sizes.

Before Thursday’s Travelers’ Championship, McIlroy said he was shocked when asked by reporters about Brooks Koyepka. The latest player from the tour to join LIV Golf.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is expected to hit the 12th hole in the first round of the PGA Championship on May 19, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waits to hit the 12th hole in the first round of the PGA Championship on May 19, 2022 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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“Yeah, because of what he said earlier. I’m amazed to see so many of these guys because they say one word, and then they do another,” he said.

“I do not understand it. I do not know if it was done for legal reasons or not. I do not know. But they say one thing and do another is very duplicitous.”

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At the US Open earlier this month, Koepka expressed his frustration with the media’s focus on the rival Golf League.

“I do not understand. I’m trying to focus on the US Open, man. I do not understand legally. I’m tired of conversations. I’m tired of all this stuff,” he said. Time.

Brooks Koypka of the U.S. is expected to play his second shot on the third hole in the second round of the 2022 US Open Championship on June 17, 2022 at The Country Club on Brookline in Mass.

Brooks Koypka of the U.S. is expected to play his second shot on the third hole in the second round of the 2022 US Open Championship on June 17, 2022 at The Country Club on Brookline in Mass.
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“Like I said, you’re all throwing a black cloud over the US Open. I think it’s very painful. I’m really hurt about them one time because it’s a — y situation. We’re here to play and you’re talking about an event that happened last week.”

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In 2020, Koypka seemed to suggest that money would play an important role.

“It’s not important. I want to be happy. Money does not make me happy. I want to play my best,” he said at the time. By the New York Post.

“If someone gives me $ 200 million tomorrow, it won’t change my life, what can I get out of it? I already have [enough money] I can retire now, but I do not want to. I want to play golf. “

Brooks Koyepka watched his shot on the 11th hole in the second round of the US Open on June 17, 2022 at The Country Club in Brooklyn, Mass.

Brooks Koyepka watched his shot on the 11th hole in the second round of the US Open on June 17, 2022 at The Country Club in Brooklyn, Mass.
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Something has definitely changed for the eight-time PGA Tour winner.

Copka, 32 years Bryson is expected to join DeChambeauPatrick Reed and Dustin Johnson will launch the first LIV Golf Invitational Portland at the Pumpkin Ridge Gold Club starting next Friday, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday.