LIV Golf denies Greg Norman being moved into different role

LIV Golf denies Greg Norman being moved into different role

LIV Golf is capturing down a report that Greg Norman could possibly be changed as its CEO.

After The Telegraph reported on Thursday that Norman may be moved “upstairs” for former TaylorMade CEO Mark King to take over as CEO of the controversial golf league, a high LIV Golf resolution maker insisted it was not true.

“Greg Norman is our CEO and Commissioner. Any suggestion that modifications are being made to Greg’s title or function is patently false,” Majed Al-Sorour, LIV’s managing director, advised Sports activities Illustrated.

Norman, a former two-time main champion on the PGA Tour, has been the general public face of LIV Golf because it was based in 2021 with backing from Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund. 

The league simply wrapped up its inaugural season, which featured eight tournaments and lured various high golfers from the PGA Tour, together with Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Cameron Smith, Phil Mickelson and Brooks Koepka. It’s set to increase to a 14-tournament schedule in 2023.

LIV Golf stated that Greg Norman will stay its CEO and commissioner.Getty Photos

“LIV has solely simply begun,” Norman, 67, stated on a convention name final week, per SI. “From my perspective it was one heck of a yr, one heck of a season, one heck of a launch. I don’t assume any new sports activities league in its first yr completed as a lot as LIV Golf completed.’’

King is presently the CEO of Taco Bell Corp. after earlier stints at Adidas and golf big TaylorMade.

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