John Daly reveals he ‘BEGGED’ Greg Norman for a place on controversial LIV Golf series

John Daly has admitted that he ‘begged’ Greg Norman to incorporate him on the roster for the LIV Golf tour, whereas additionally hailing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a ‘nice man’.

The 56-year-old is a two-time main champion after profitable the PGA Championship in 1991 and the 1995 Open at St Andrews.

Presently, the American spends most of his time taking part in on the PGA Tour Champions circuit – aimed toward gamers over the age of fifty who usually are not a part of the PGA Tour.

Daly although has revealed he examined his luck by asking Norman whether or not he might be a part of the Saudi-backed sequence – which might have given him the chance to make tens of millions. 

The golfer, who has not made the reduce at a significant since 2012, was a visitor on Piers Morgan Uncensored.

On the present he additionally hit out at hypocrisy from sceptics of the LIV Golf sequence.

He instructed Morgan as per the Telegraph: ‘I begged Greg Norman to let me be on the LIV tour.

John Daly has revealed that he tested his luck by asking Greg Norman for a LIV Golf spot

John Daly has revealed that he examined his luck by asking Greg Norman for a LIV Golf spot

Daly would have had the opportunity to make millions if Norman (pictured) accepted his request

Daly would have had the chance to make tens of millions if Norman (pictured) accepted his request

‘I play two to a few pro-ams each week on the Champions tour and we do not play for some huge cash so I nearly really feel like: ‘OK, I’m not getting rather a lot out of this. What are we doing?’

‘Look, I’d somewhat play with amateurs than the professionals typically however we have got to get compensated for that. The LIV tour is giving gamers that. They play pro-ams, it is a massive social gathering, they play for some huge cash, which these guys which might be on that tour, deserve that cash. And I believe there’s a whole lot of different guys that deserve that cash. Especially this outdated man.’

Daly, continues to be one of the vital recognisable faces within the sport regardless of not taking part in in a significant in 2012, however has struggled with ingesting, playing and weight issues over time. 

Saudi’s controversial tour, is financed by $2billion of money from the nation’s Public Investment Fund, and has tempted a lot of high gamers to defect from each the PGA Tour and DP World Tour – sparking mass outrage within the sport.  

Daly also described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a 'great guy' for giving so much money to golfers

Daly additionally described Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a ‘nice man’ for giving a lot cash to golfers

There have been considerations over Saudi Arabia’s human rights report and sportswashing. 

US intelligence companies in the meantime accused Bin Salman in a declassified CIA report of approving the 2018 homicide of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

Daly hit out at sceptics of the LIV Golf sequence and mentioned Bin Salman was a ‘nice man’ for giving a lot cash to golfers. 

He mentioned: ‘It’s unbelievable. Politics is so silly about this. I might speak about Nike, I might speak about different corporations. Little eight-year-olds construct sneakers for Nike. Okay.

‘We don’t wish to get into that, do you? You wish to speak about labor legal guidelines. We’re speaking about golf, guys taking part in golf, it’s a global sport.

‘The Prince of Saudi Arabia is a good man and he is given a lot cash to golfers that deserve it. Well, there are some that are not deserving as a result of I needs to be on that tour. 

Daly additionally went on to say that one of many defectors, Bryson DeChambeau, instructed him on the Open Championship that LIV Golf ‘is the best factor on earth’.

Bubba Watson grew to become one of many newest high-profile defectors to hitch the Saudi-backed sequence. 

Watson joins Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia as among the massive names to be efficiently wooed by the group’s sky-high payouts.

Daly claims that Bryson DeChambeau told him that LIV Golf is the 'greatest thing on earth'

Daly claims that Bryson DeChambeau instructed him that LIV Golf is the ‘biggest factor on earth’

Bubba Watson became the latest high-profile name to defect to the Saudi-backed series

Bubba Watson grew to become the newest high-profile title to defect to the Saudi-backed sequence

According to reviews within the Telegraph, Watson is ready to be paid $50 million for his defection.

They reported Watson will captain one in all 12 groups within the LIV Golf League subsequent 12 months – the first-ever league within the sport – that includes a franchise system and a 14-tournament schedule.

The International Series can be being launched, which can give amateurs an opportunity of promotion into the LIV Series and depart poorly performing professionals weak to relegation.

The Wall Street Journal in the meantime have reported that Phil Mickelson and DeChambeau lead a gaggle of 11 LIV Golf gamers who sued to problem their PGA Tour suspensions on Wednesday.

The gamers have been suspended by the PGA Tour for becoming a member of the controversial LIV Golf sequence and the 11 have claimed they’re being punished for taking part in within the breakaway’s tournaments. 

The group of LIV Golf defectors searching for authorized motion additionally contains European Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter, Abraham Ancer, Jason Kokrak, Carlos Ortiz, Pat Perez and Peter Uihlein.

Talor Gooch, Matt Jones and Hudson Swafford are part of the lawsuit as a result of they’re searching for a brief restraining order in order that they’ll play within the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs.