Masters Makes Decision On Whether LIV Tour Golfers Can Compete In Major

KOHLER, WISCONSIN - SEPTEMBER 26: Dustin Johnson of team United States, partner Paulina Gretzky, vice-captain Phil Mickelson of team United States and wife Amy Mickelson celebrate their 19 to 9 win over Team Europe in the 43rd Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits on September 26, 2021 in Kohler, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • LIV Golf players will not be excluded from the 2023 Masters.
  • Augusta National chairman Fred Ridley announced Tuesday that all eligible golfers will receive invitations to play the 2023 Masters, which includes past champions who joined LIV Golf like Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia.
  • “Regrettably, recent actions have divided men’s professional golf by diminishing the virtues of the game and the meaningful legacies of those who built it,” Ridley said in a statement.
  • “Although we are disappointed in these developments, our focus is to honor the tradition of bringing together a preeminent field of golfers this coming April.

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