This Friday, the USPGA organization announced that the title holder, namely Phil Mickelson, will be absent for the 2022 edition which will take place next week.
He will not be present to defend his title. This Friday, the organization of the American PGA Championship, the US PGA, indicated that the title holder, namely Phil Mickelson, will be absent this year. The 2022 edition of the prestigious Grand Slam of golf will take place next week. Now 51 years old, the golfer then became, just last year, the oldest winner of this event. It was on the Kiawah Island course that the main interested party then triumphed, thus winning his sixth major title at the same time, after the 2004, 2006 and 2010 editions of the Masters, the 2013 edition of the British Open, as well as the 2005 and 2021 editions of the US PGA.
But Phil Mickelson hasn’t played on a golf course since last January. This then corresponds to the period of the publication of comments where the main interested party had shown his support for the dissenting Super League project. This famous project is led by a certain Greg Norman, the former Australian champion, is it is also supported by the Saudis. This famous League obviously intends to organize a tournament on the London side, between June 9 and 11. However, players supporting this project and wishing to participate in this famous tournament will not obtain exemptions from the PGA.