PGA Tour player Pat Perez has been confirmed in the next event of the LIV Golf Invitational Series in a post his wife submitted on Instagram.
His wife Ashley posted a video to the popular picture-posting platform with a video of her husband teeing off at TPC Sawgrass at The Players Championship.
With Perez set to join the breakaway series commissioned by Greg Norman, the 46-year-old will kiss goodbye to miss PGA Tour membership and will be suspended by tour commissioner Jay Monahan.
Perez, who has won three times since joining the PGA Tour in 2002, will reportedly make $10 million for his participation in the LIV Golf Series.
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From Pat Perez’s wife Ashley’s Instagram:— Dylan Dethier (@dylan_dethier) June 10, 2022
“Breaking News!! Pat Perez Signs With Liv Golf” pic.twitter.com/8LKYyorH6J
$10 million is roughly a third of the $29,103,072 that Perez has earned in his career. His last win came in 2018 at the CIMB Classic.
Perez is one of a number of players who are rumoured to leave the PGA Tour in the coming days. Rickie Fowler, Justin Rose, Bubba Watson, Matthew Wolff and Patrick Reed are all rumoured to be playing in Portland on June 30.
LIV Golf confirmed that Bryson DeChambeau will play at Pumpkin Ridge in the second LIV Golf Series event and will earn close to $100,000,000 for his services.
As for Perez, he is at a similar stage of his career to the likes of Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Richard Bland who are past their peak age of performance.
As for the first event at Centurion Golf Club in Hertfordshire, Charl Schwartzel leads the way by three shots and stands to earn $4 million.