Greg Norman Reveals LIV Golf’s Monster Offer to Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods reportedly turned down an offer that will make your jaw drop.

Somewhere between $700 million and $800 million was offered to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series, LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman confirmed in an interview that aired Monday night. Norman, appearing on an episode of Tucker Carlson Tonight, said LIV Golf approached Woods, a 15-time major champion, before he was named the new circuit’s CEO and commissioner.

“That number was out there before I became CEO,” Norman told Fox News host Tucker Carlson during an interview that took place at this past weekend’s LIV Golf Invitational Series event at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey. “Look, Tiger is a needle mover, right? So, of course you’re got to look at the best of the best. They had originally approached Tiger before I became CEO. That number is somewhere in that neighborhood.”

Watch Norman’s full interview below:

Woods has been among the most outspoken supporters of the PGA Tour during its ongoing battle with LIV Golf for the best players in the world.  At the Open in St. Andrews, Woods said he supported the R&A’s decision not to invite Norman, a two-time winner of the event, to the 150th celebration of The Open.

“The R&A obviously have their opinions and their rulings and their decision,” Woods said. “Greg has done some things that I don’t think is in the best interest of our game, and we’re coming back to probably the most historic and traditional place in our sport. I believe it’s the right thing.”

During the interview with Carlson, Norman called the PGA Tour a “monopoly” and said it has created obstacles that caused LIV Golf to alter its plans for its launch.

“It’s a monopoly,” Norman said. “They just want to shut us down whatever way they can, so they’ll use whatever leverage point they can to shut us down, and they’re not. They’re not going to shut us down because the product speaks for itself.”

During the interview with Carlson, Norman said that one of the biggest sponsors of women’s golf is Aramco, the Saudi Arabian Oil Company.

Tiger really turned down a boatload of money.

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