Jon Rahm says he is 'sad' not to be involved in Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy's new venture, but taking part in the inaugural TGL requires a 'level of commitment I can't offer right now'.
Hours later it was officially confirmed by TGL, with a spokesperson wishing Rahm well in a short statement.
The 28-year-old, two-time major champion later posted a statement on X, writing: "I am sad to confirm that I will not be participating in the first TGL season.
"While I still think it's a great opportunity, right now it would require a level of commitment that I can't offer.
"Best of luck to everyone involved and may the best team win!"
TGL will feature six teams of four players competing against each other in a league format.
There are four players in each side but only three will feature in each event.
TGL stated Rahm's replacement will be named in due course.
I am sad to confirm that I will not be participating in the first TGL season. While I still think it’s a great opportunity, right now it would require a level of commitment that I can’t offer. Best of luck to everyone envolved and may the best team win!— Jon Rahm Rodriguez (@JonRahmpga) November 2, 2023
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