Paige Spiranac explains how suspended LIV golfers are playing the game at US Open 2022

The PGA Tour has suspended all of its players from participating in its events for committing to the LIV Golf Invitational Series. Still, most of them are playing the US Open this week, which left many fans puzzled. However, Paige Spiranac came to the rescue and explained the process in detail.

The former professional golfer described how LIV Golf players can still play in all majors despite being banned from Tour events. As a social media influencer, Spiranac shared her wisdom through a video on Twitter.


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“I’ve seen a lot of confusion about why these guys are allowed to play the US Open,” Spiranac said in the video. Additionally, she explained that four different organizations run the four golf majors.

“We have the USGA, which runs the US Open, R and A, which runs the open, Augusta National, the golf club; Members run the Masters,” she added. She also explained that the PGA of America manages the PGA Championship. Although it’s confusing, the PGA of America is for teaching professionals, while the PGA Tour is an organization for professional players.

“So each organization can decide if they want to allow Tour players, and or not,” she finally adds.

LIV Golf players who will participate in the US Open 2022

The Spanish Golfer Sergio Garciaformer US Open champion Dustin Johnsonthe big winner 6 times Phil Mickelsonand Kevin Na are all part of the Country Club field this week.

Golf – The Inaugural LIV Golf Invitational – Centurion Club, Hemel Hempstead, St Albans, Britain – June 10, 2022 Team Hy Flyer’s Phil Mickelson of the United States during the second round REUTERS/Paul Childs

The four were part of the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series event. apart from them, Bryson De Chambeau and Patrick Reed are also playing in the third major in the 2021-22 season. In particular, both joined the league after the first LIV event.

However, according to the statement of the Commissioner of the Roundanyone who has joined and will join the LIV series is suspended from Tour events.

Paige Spiranac took an indirect dig at Phil Mickelson!


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According reports, Mickelson has joined LIV Golf in a deal worth $200 million. However, he explained that he chose to play in the league because of his progress format.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – DECEMBER 05: Paige Spiranac of USA during her preview press conference for the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters 2016 on Majlis Course at Emirates Golf Club on December 5, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates United . (Photo by David Canon/Getty Images)

Spiranac mocked him for this. “LIV has players who care deeply about game progress,” she said sarcastically. “And not because they have a ton of money.”


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Did Spiranac’s video help you understand how LIV Golf players can still play in the majors?

Michael C. Ford