MCIlROY RESIGNS, PGA TOUR APPOINTS SPIETH TO POLICY BOARD

Jordan Spieth (USA) has been named a member of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) Tour Policy Board. The PGA Tour today announced the appointment of Spieth to the player representative seat on the Policy Council, which was recently vacated by the resignation of Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland).The Policy Council is the highest governing body of the PGA Tour, with six of its 12 seats held by players .Spieth joins Tiger Woods, Webb Simpson, Peter Malnati, Charley Hoffman and Patrick Cantlay (all of the United States) as members of the PGA Tour Policy Council. Spieth will serve until the end of next year, the remainder of his predecessor McIlroy’s term.

In addition, Athletic Director Adam Scott (AUS) will join the Policy Council as a new member, replacing Hoffman, whose term ends at the end of the year. The PGA Tour’s Policy Council is facing a major challenge in finalizing a deal with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund (PIF).The PGA Tour is currently in negotiations with the PIF regarding a collaboration between the PGA Tour, DP World Tour and LIV Golf, which is effectively run by the PIF. McIlroy has publicly complained that player directors 슬롯게이밍 have been excluded from the early stages of these negotiations.

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