"Let's get on with it" Adam Scott urges Tiger Woods to meet PIF and get answers

Adam Scott wants all six PGA Tour player directors including Tiger Woods to meet Saudi PIF boss Yasir Al-Rumayyan.

"Let's get on with it" Adam Scott urges Tiger Woods to meet PIF and deal done
"Let's get on with it" Adam Scott urges Tiger Woods to meet PIF and deal…

Adam Scott is urging all of the PGA Tour player directors - including Tiger Woods - to meet with Saudi PIF governor Yasir Al-Rumayyan to either get on and broker a deal, or quite simply move on. 

Earlier this week, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said talks were "accelerating" between themselves and PIF. 

That is despite Strategic Sports Group wrapping up a $3 billion investment into PGA Tour Enterprises in January 2024.

Under the terms of the PGA Tour and PIF's ongoing framework agreement, the PIF could still become a minority invester in PGA Tour Enterprises, which had been the plan since the shock 6 June 2023 announcement. 

Scott is one of six player directors on the PGA Tour alongside Tiger WoodsJordan SpiethAdam ScottPatrick Cantlay and Webb Simpson.

Woods, 48, was recently named as the vice chairman of PGA Tour Enterprises. The former World No.1 did not compete in this week's Players Championship but is expected to line up at The Masters next month. 

Rory McIlroy chose to step down from his player director position this season in order to concentrate more on his golf game and spend more time with his family.

Malnati confirmed on Saturday night that despite rumours, none of the player directors have been informed a Monday 18 March meeting has been scheduled. 

Scott, speaking at this week's Players Championship, believes a meeting must take place with PIF right now and 15-time major champion Woods must be there. 

He told reporters at TPC Sawgrass: 

"Ultimately the players are some of the vote going into whether a deal will happen or not, just like it was with SSG. 
"With the seriousness of what we're voting on, I think it is important that we've all met no matter what anyone's feelings are.
"If the PIF thinks it's beneficial that we meet, as far as getting on with business, yeah, let's get on with it.
"I would like to resolve this no matter what the outcome is, and we can all move on."

Spieth is in agreement: 

"We probably feel like our membership should know timing and what could happen and just in general maybe it's just a meet -- I think there's not a whole lot more I can say about that, but we are being encouraged obviously which I think is probably a good thing that the entire board should if there's going to be any potential for a negotiation."

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