Rickie Fowler Dismisses Speculation of Joining LIV Golf League, Confirms 'Zero Plans' to Depart PGA Tour

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In a recent development stirring the golf world, Rickie Fowler's absence of regular sponsors Farmers Insurance and Rocket Mortgage on his apparel during The Sentry in Hawaii sparked rumours about his potential shift to the LIV Golf League. However, Fowler has firmly quelled these speculations, emphasizing his commitment to the PGA Tour.

The accomplished golfer, a six-time winner on the PGA Tour, has been a subject of rumours regarding a move to the Saudi-funded LIV Golf League since its inception in 2022. These rumours gained momentum when his sponsors' logos were conspicuously missing during a PGA Tour event in Hawaii. Fowler, known for sporting Farmers Insurance on his cap and Rocket Mortgage on his shirt, clarified that their absence is not indicative of any plans to join LIV Golf, expressing his confidence in the PGA Tour leadership.



Fowler spoke to Golfweek at The Sentry, assuring fans, "You don't have to worry about that [joining LIV Golf].” He lauded the dedication of the PGA Tour board members, including Patrick Cantlay, acknowledging the extensive efforts they are putting into the Tour's future. Fowler, who served on the player advisory council last year, expressed his trust in the board's direction and reiterated his commitment to the PGA Tour.

He confirmed that Farmers Insurance chose not to renew their sponsorship for the current season, while Rocket Mortgage, the sponsor of the tournament where Fowler last triumphed on the PGA Tour, may reappear on his attire in upcoming events.

Other top golfers like Patrick Cantlay, Tony Finau, and the emerging Ludvig Åberg have also recently reaffirmed their allegiance to the PGA Tour, amidst the ongoing realignment in the golf world marked by Jon Rahm's move to LIV Golf. Fowler, focusing on his career, mentioned he rarely engages with social media, citing the unreliability of information in the digital age.

Fowler expressed his excitement for his future and the PGA Tour, acknowledging the hard work and dedication of the Tour's board and members in shaping its direction.


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