Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka
Rory McIlroy upset with Brooks Koepka about not being straight forward on his intentions of leaving for the LIV Golf Series.

It really was no surprise that Brooks Koepka dumped the PGA Tour and joined the LIV Golf Series. I could have called that a month ago when Dustin Johnson decided to join LIV.

Rory is pissed with former PGA Tour players lying about their position on LIV. If they want to leave, leave, don’t beat around the bush on what you want to do.

“Am I surprised? Yes, because of what he said previously,” McIlroy said, when asked about Koepka. “I think that’s why I’m surprised at a lot of these guys because they say one thing and then they do another, and I don’t understand that and I don’t know if that’s for legal reasons or if they can’t — I have no idea. But it’s pretty duplicitous on their part to say one thing and then do another thing.”

Rory McIlroy

After the recent announcements of Koepka and Abraham Ancer leaving, there have been no more leaks on other players leaving the PGA Tour for LIV.

List of players that left PGA for LIV

  • Abraham Ancer
  • Oliver Bekker
  • Richard Bland
  • Itthipat Buranatanyarat
  • Laurie Canter
  • TK Chantananuwat
  • Bryson DeChambeau
  • Hennie Du Plessis
  • Oliver Fisher
  • Sergio Garcia
  • Taylor Gooch
  • Branden Grace
  • Justin Harding
  • Sam Horsfield
  • Dustin Johnson
  • Matt Jones
  • Sadom Kaewkanjana
  • Martin Kaymer
  • Sihwan Kim
  • Ryo Kinoshita
  • Phachara Khongwatmai
  • Brooks Koepka
  • Chase Koepka
  • Jinichiro Kozuma
  • Pablo Larrazabal
  • Viraj Madappa
  • Graeme McDowell
  • Phil Mickelson
  • Jediah Morgan
  • Kevin Na
  • Shaun Norris
  • Andy Ogletree
  • Louis Oosthuizen
  • Wade Ormsby
  • Adrian Otaegui
  • Pat Perez
  • Turk Petit
  • James Piot
  • Ian Poulter
  • David Puig
  • Patrick Reed
  • JC Ritchie
  • Charl Schwartzel
  • Travis Smyth
  • Ian Snyman
  • Hudson Swafford
  • Hideto Tanihara
  • Peter Uihlein
  • Scott Vincent
  • Lee Westwood
  • Bernd Wiesberger
  • Blake Windred
  • Kevin Yuan

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