Mexico’s Abraham Ancer is reported to be the newest participant headed to LIV Golf.
Ancer, who entered the week ranked No. 20 within the Official World Golf Rating, can be the second-highest ranked participant behind solely Dustin Johnson to hitch the upstart league that’s a part of LIV Golf Investments, an funding agency below the bulk possession of Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund (PIF).
The 31-year-old Ancer turned professional in 2013, and had been rumored to be contemplating making the transfer from the PGA Tour, the place he received the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational final 12 months. In February, he competed within the Saudi Worldwide as a part of the Asian Tour. A number of sources, together with ESPN Deportes, confirmed experiences that Ancer was ready to make the leap to LIV, which has been providing profitable assured cash to play in its 54-hole occasions with shotgun begins.
Ancer performed for the Worldwide Crew within the 2019 Presidents Cup in Melbourne, Australia, notching a 3-1-1 file, together with his lone defeat in a singles match towards Tiger Woods. Ancer was in line to characterize the Worldwide Crew later this 12 months within the biennial match, which is scheduled for Quail Hole in Charlotte.
PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan suspended Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson amongst 17 gamers who competed in LIV Golf’s debut occasion close to London and stated others who violated Tour laws would undergo the same destiny.
Ancer withdrew from the U.S. Open this week citing sickness and isn’t within the area at subsequent week’s Vacationers Championship on the PGA Tour.
The following LV Golf occasion is scheduled for Portland in two weeks. Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reed and Pat Perez had been introduced as the newest signees.