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Open golf champion Cameron Smith hits PGA Tour 'signs £83m deal to join Saudi-backed rebellious LIV golf'

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OPEN champion Cameron Smith joins rebellious Saudi-backed LIV Golf Tour in deal worth £83m reported that it did.

World No. 2 Smith, 28, won the British Open just weeks ago at golf's home St Andrews . 

But the Daily Telegraphreports that he quit the US PGA Tour and signed with his Saudi royal-backed LIV Golf Rebels.

Smith is famous for his mullet haircut and plays on the PGA Tour as he is one of the frontrunners for his £15 million first prize offered by FedEx. It is said to continue. rank. 

However, he followed in the footsteps of the likes ofPhil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Brooks Kepka by signing with the defected LIV Golf circuit. , pocketing his £83 million guaranteed.

No official announcement is expected until the three-week FedEx Cup playoffs for his series conclude in the United States.

Smith will then play at his LIV's International in Boston starting September 2nd.

Smith recently told reporters before his FedEx St. Jude his championship:  "Look, my goal here is to win the FedExCup playoffs.

"That's all I'm here for. I'm speaking from Cameron Smith, not Cameron Percy.

"I'm a man who keeps his promises. Whenever you guys need to know anything, I'll speak."

55} LIV Golf members Talor Gooch, Hudson Swafford and Matt Jones will not be allowed to play at this week's FedEx St. Jude Championship after losing a temporary injunction lawsuit in court.

District Judge Beth Rabson Freeman heard the case and ruled in favor of the PGA TOUR.The PGA TOUR has decided to seek a federal court order to prevent the three suspended players from competing in the FedEx Cup playoffs.

European Ryder Cup captainHenrik Stenson joined other European stars like Sergio Garcia and Lee Westwood last month for £40million. I was laid off from my job to attend LIV Golf at