Tommy Fleetwood offers most Tommy Fleetwood response ever to LIV speculation

European Ryder Cup stars Tommy Fleetwood and Tyrrell Hatton have offered thoughts on the recent speculation linking them with a switch to LIV Golf.

Tommy Fleetwood offers most Tommy Fleetwood response ever to LIV speculation
Tommy Fleetwood offers most Tommy Fleetwood response ever to LIV…

England's Tommy Fleetwood says he won't be joining LIV Golf anytime soon as he's still chasing his childhood dreams. 

Fleetwood, 32, has become the latest player to be linked with a move from the established tours to the Saudi-backed league. 

A report from Telegraph Sport claimed the Englishman, who starred in Europe's 2023 Ryder Cup win, has recently turned down a lucrative offer.  

LIV are still yet to fill out their entire roster for their 2024 campaign, which kicks off in two weeks' time in Mexico. 

Reigning Masters champion Jon Rahm, who joined LIV last December for a deal worth a reported £450m, hasn't confirmed any signings for his team of four yet. 

It is understood Rahm was targeting Tony Finau, but the American had a change of heart and decided to stay with the PGA Tour. 

"I'm not leaving," Finau posted on Instagram as speculation mounted he was on the verge of joining LIV. 

GolfMagic understands from a source Finau asked for a substantially larger fee than what was propositioned. 

A deal that would've seen 2023 U.S. Open champion Wyndham Clark join LIV has also reportedly fallen through

Kevin Na's Iron Heads are also one player short. Martin Kaymer's team are also chasing a fourth and final recruit. 

The report by Telegraph Sport claimed another European Ryder Cupper, Nicolai Hojgaard, also rejected LIV. 

"There's nothing going on," Fleetwood told reporters at the Dubai Desert Classic

"I've been playing here [in Dubai] for the last two years and I'm still playing here now. I'm pretty boring news-wise and that's just what it is.

"People have been getting approached for a long, long time now so I don't think it's flash news that people are still being approached by LIV."

Fleetwood continued: "Some people will go and some people won't.

"At some point we'll either all play together, or we won't. I, like everybody else, will just wait to find out.

"I'm still chasing my childhood dreams and still trying to be the best golfer I can be.

"Who knows if that changes in the future but for now that's just where I want to be."

Another obvious target for Rahm and LIV is England's Tyrrell Hatton. 

Hatton, 32, and Rahm, 29, were part of a formidable partnership at the Ryder Cup. Over the years, the pair have spoken fondly of each other. 

The World No.15 has consistently downplayed LIV speculation. 

But his response in Dubai appeared to suggest he would be at the very least willing to entertain the idea of switching. 

"As of right now, yeah," Hatton said when asked if he was happy playing in PGA and DP World Tour events. 

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