Greg Norman hits again at Rory McIlroy over wins jibe

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Greg Norman has issued a withering – albeit belated – response to Rory McIlroy’s jibes after passing him on the PGA Tour’s all-time wins record.  

McIlroy, 33, gained his 21st title on the US-based circuit along with his victory within the Canadian Open in June. That moved him forward of Norman, whose LIV Golf Invitational Sequence staged its inaugural occasion on the Centurion Membership close to London in the identical week. 

Talking to TV reporter Amanda Balionis instantly after sealing the deal, McIlroy, one of many sport’s most vocal opponents to LIV Golf, remarked this could be a day he’d “bear in mind for an extended, very long time”. 

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“My twenty first PGA Tour win,” he added. “Another than another person. That gave me a bit further incentive at present.” 

Zing!

It has taken him greater than two months however, lastly, the Shark has taken the bait. 

Talking in an interview with Australian Golf Digest, the LIV CEO was requested for his ideas on the opposition his new Saudi-funded enterprise has endured from McIlroy – and he didn’t precisely maintain again. 

“I respect Rory however I’m considerably confused by his method,” stated Norman. “However then, he’s paid to take a seat on the PGA Tour’s Participant Advisory Council, so he’s clearly going to help the tour. 

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“I do know he has requested for sizeable look charges to play in Saudi Arabia. His feedback additionally present competitors is a superb factor. 

“So, I take it as a praise that he needed to beat my 20 PGA Tour wins. His subsequent objective ought to be to win greater than 91 tournaments globally or to take care of No.1 on this planet for greater than 331 weeks.” 

Zing, x2! 

One thing tells us we haven’t heard the ultimate phrase on this one. 

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