Cam Smith is ready for regardless of comes his method as questions over his golf future abound.
Smith, who gained The Open last month, has been heavily rumored to be defecting from the PGA Tour to LIV Golf, with fellow Australian golfer Cameron Percy saying a switch was imminent. The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that Smith will join with the Saudi-backed tour for $100 million, with an announcement following the persevering with FedEx Cup.
Requested earlier throughout the week a few switch, Smith demurred, saying he needs to give consideration to the FedEx Cup. And when requested by Sky Sports activities actions about reporters learning between the strains of those suggestions, Smith said he’s OK with taking heat for it.
“It’s just their job, mate, that’s what they’re there to do,” Smith said. “They’re there to promote tales. I’m constructive they’ve had just some seems at it the previous few days.
“I’m ready to cop some heat. I understand that’s what I said, but like I said I’m here to win the FedEx Cup playoffs that’s my No. 1 goal and whatever happens after that will come from me.”
Smith bristled at questions on a departure after his win at St. Andrews last month, however it absolutely seems to be solely a matter of time sooner than he formally joins the group of defectors that has set the golf world alight.
Points have escalated extra this week, with the PGA winning a legal victory over three players it suspended from the FedEx Cup for playing with LIV, and Greg Norman’s renegade tour needing to shut down the notion that its players only receive prize money if the amount is greater than their guaranteed pay.