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Spieth tabbed to serve out the rest of McIlroy’s time period on Tour board

Every week after Rory McIlroy resigned from the PGA Tour’s coverage board, he has been changed by Jordan Spieth.

The remaining 5 participant administrators on the board – Tiger Woods, Patrick Cantlay, Charley Hoffman, Peter Malnati and Webb Simpson – voted for Spieth to serve out the rest of McIlroy’s time period, which runs via subsequent 12 months.

“Jordan has in depth expertise with the Tour’s governance course of, having served two years on the Participant Advisory Council (2017-18) together with PAC chairman in 2018 and three years (2019-21) as a participant director,” commissioner Jay Monahan wrote in a memo to gamers Monday morning.

The coverage board held its remaining assembly of the 12 months final Monday, and McIlroy knowledgeable the Tour shortly afterward of his resignation.

“One thing needed to give,” McIlroy instructed reporters final week on the European tour finale. “There are solely so many hours in a day and solely so many days in every week. I’ve acquired loads occurring in my life proper now between making an attempt to be a world-class golfer and making an attempt to be a very good husband and a very good father. I’ve acquired a rising funding portfolio that’s taking over extra of my time. I’m concerned with TGL and type of within the weeds with that. On high of all that, the coverage board stuff was taking extra of my time than ever this 12 months. I simply felt one thing needed to give.”

Present PAC chairman Adam Scott will substitute Hoffman on the coverage board subsequent 12 months because the Tour continues to barter with Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund and different non-public fairness provides to create a brand new, for-profit entity.



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