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LIV Golf: Sergio Garcia’s WhatsApp messages to Greg Norman about stars ‘s****ing their pants’

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Sergio Garcia’s involved messages about signing as much as the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf sequence have been revealed, stating that some stars had been ‘s****ing their pants’.

The breakaway occasion has dominated headlines ever because it was conjured up. Eleven LIV Golf defectors, led by Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau, filed an antitrust lawsuit towards the PGA Tour final week.

The PGA Tour banned the gamers for signing as much as the breakaway tournaments with the 11 rebels claiming they’re being punished for enjoying within the occasion.  

And now Whatsapp messages between Garcia, who has joined the LIV Golf sequence, and the occasion’s CEO Greg Norman have emerged. 

The alternate has been uncovered within the lawsuit, exhibiting the pair’s dialog about the opportunity of LIV golfers being suspended by the PGA tour.

‘I simply needed to see how issues are going with the League, trigger it looks like a variety of these guys that had been loving it and enthusiastic about it final week, now are s****ing of their pants,’ Garcia’s message learn on February 11, as revealed by Golf Journal.

He Whatsapped LIV Golf chief Greg Norman

Messages between Sergio Garcia (L) and LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman (R) have been revealed

Garcia stated that some stars were 's****ing their pants' over being banned from the PGA Tour

Garcia expressed fear that some 'younger' players were successfully 'scared' by the PGA Tour

Garcia said that some stars had been ‘s****ing their pants’ over being banned from the PGA Tour

Norman replied: ‘Morning. All going very effectively. I’ve not heard the white noise of s****ing their pants. Who’re you referencing so I can run a examine?’

Garcia expressed his concern that a number of the ‘youthful’ gamers had been efficiently ‘scared’ by the PGA Tour.

‘You probably have names I can attain out to them,’ Norman mentioned in response.

‘Regarding the Tour in the event that they had been going to ban gamers they might have already. They know they can’t therefore no motion outdoors of verbal threats. If you may get them or any participant threatened to get it [in writing] incredible. Thanks.’ 

Main gamers have and proceed to be tempted away from the long-established excursions by the ludicrous sums of cash on provide, with the breakaway being backed by $2billion of Saudi cash and the full prize cash pot throughout eight occasions amounting to round £205million. 

Garcia’s concern about being punished for deferring to the LIV Tour continued on February 17.

Whatsapp messages have been uncovered in lawsuit, filed by 11 LIV Golf defectors

Norman reassured Garcia that the PGA Tour could not ban them

Whatsapp messages have been uncovered in lawsuit, filed by 11 LIV Golf defectors. Norman reassured Garcia that the PGA Tour couldn’t ban them

His message learn: ‘It is official. Tour has advised our managers this week that whoever indicators with the League, is ban[ned] from the Tour for all times! I do not know the way are we gonna get sufficient good gamers to affix the League underneath [these] situations. What do you suppose.’

However chief Norman was not nervous and reassured Garcia that the PGA Tour couldn’t inflict that punishment.

‘They can not ban you for in the future not to mention life,’ he responded. ‘It’s a shallow risk. Ask them to place it in writing to you or any participant. I guess they do not. Completely happy for anybody to talk with our authorized staff to higher perceive they haven’t any probability of imposing.

‘Who mentioned there could be a lifetime ban? And to whom? You? Or your agent? What are they saying particularly? Essential to know these info. Additionally I’ll get one thing to point out you why they can’t.’

Garcia defined the place the risk got here from and expressed his doubt over having the ability to get it in writing.

The PGA Tour, pictured commissioner Jay Monahan, branded the request as 'legally baseless'

The PGA Tour, pictured commissioner Jay Monahan, branded the request as ‘legally baseless’

‘The commissioner had a gathering with the 5 or 6 greatest businesses of golf managers, mine included, and first advised them that if any of their gamers had signed with the [LIV] league, that they need to depart the room and after that they talked about what the [PGA Tour] goes to do going ahead and that whoever indicators with [LIV] they might be [banned] from the [PGA Tour] for all times. I’d like to get it in writing however I doubt they’ll do this,’ the Spaniard wrote again. 

The Saudi rebels’ bombshell lawsuit has claimed their suspension from the Tour would trigger their careers ‘irreparable hurt’. 

The lawsuit learn: ‘As a part of its fastidiously orchestrated plan to defeat competitors, the Tour has threatened lifetime bans on gamers who play in even a single LIV Golf occasion. 

Bryson DeChambeau (pictured) and Phil Mickelson are among 11 players to sue the PGA Tour

Mickelson and the other 10 have claimed their careers have been threated

Bryson DeChambeau (L) and Phil Mickelson (R) are amongst 11 gamers to sue the PGA Tour

‘It has backed up these threats by imposing unprecedented suspensions on gamers (together with the Plaintiffs) that threaten irreparable hurt to the gamers and their potential to pursue their career.’

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan beforehand responded to the lawsuit with a terse memo to his gamers through which he referred to ’11 of your former colleagues’ suing the tour and continued to confer with LIV Golf because the ‘Saudi Golf League.’ 

Monahan mentioned gamers knew the implications of signing up for the rival league.

‘Now we have been making ready to guard our membership and contest this newest try to disrupt our tour, and you ought to be assured within the authorized deserves of our place,’ Monahan wrote.

‘Essentially, these suspended gamers – who at the moment are Saudi Golf League workers – have walked away from the tour and now need again in,’ he wrote. 

‘It is an try to make use of the tour platform to advertise themselves and to freeride in your advantages and efforts.’

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