Tiger Woods turned down offer around $700-800 million to play in LIV Golf, CEO Greg Norman says

Tiger Woods Rejects $700-$800 Million Offer to Join Saudi-backed liv golf chain, said CEO Greg Norman.

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson asked former No. 1-ranked golfer Norman if Woods had turned down an offer in that category. Norman said the number came ahead of his time as CEO, but acknowledged that the offer was in that ballpark.

“Look, Tiger is the needle mover, isn’t it?” He said in an interview aired on Sunday. “So, of course, you’re going to see the best of the best. They originally approached Tiger before I became CEO, so, yeah, that number is somewhere in that neighborhood.”

as Woods rose to the rank of billionaire in June, Washington Post reported that he turned down an offer of “high nine points” to play in the inaugural LIV Golf Tour.

The league has been mired in controversy since it started this summer. It hunted down stars like Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka from the PGA Tour and paid them big fees to join and big payouts to win. LIV Golf is backed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, authorized by US intelligence officials in 2018 Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi murdered,

Last week, former President Donald Trump held a LIV golf tournament at his club in New Jersey, prompting the families of 9/11 victims to oust Mr Trump and the participating golfers. 9/11 family Even released an ad that said, “I’m never going to forgive golfers for taking this blood money.”

Asked by Carlson why his tour has been “offensive” to American golf fans, Norman, who is an Australian, replied, “I don’t know.”

“I really don’t care,” he said. “I just love the game so much and I want to develop the game of golf.”

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