Friction Amongst Golf Authorities Not Good For Anyone- Mcilroy
McIlroy in a chat with the media said that the breakaway LIV continues to create a divide across the sport -- and that divide isn't beneficial for any of the parties involved.
The former British number one said: "I don't want a fractured game. I never have. You look at some other sports and what's happened and the game of golf is ripping itself apart right now. It's no good for the guys on, you know, this side or the sort of traditional system and it's no good for the guys on the other side, either. It's no good for anyone. There is a time and a place for it. I just think right now, with where everything is, it's probably not the right time."
"I've always said I think there is a time and a place where everyone that's involved here should sit down and try to work together. It's very hard for that to happen right now when there's two lawsuits going on," he continued.
"You can't make up your own rules. There's criteria there, everyone knows what they are and if they want to pivot to meet the criteria they can," McIlroy said. "I certainly have no problem with them getting ranking points at all. But you just have to meet the criteria, and if you don't meet the criteria, it's going to be hard to justify why you should have them."
Things are even starting to heat up in court, as multiple golfers challenged bans they had received from other tours for participating in an LIV event.