Mito Pereira bids farewell to his PGA Tour adventure: ‘I don’t think we’ll ever come back’

Mito Pereira bids farewell to his PGA Tour adventure: ‘I don’t think we’ll ever come back’

The Chilean, who is playing his second tournament at LIV Golf today, analyzed his escape to the North American circuit, admitting he sees no return for himself and Joaquín Niemann.

This 2023 will be marked in Mito Pereira’s life as the year he left the PGA Tour and accepted LIV Golf’s million dollar offer to play alongside Joaquín Niemann on the tour that promises to revolutionize the sport as we know it. A decision, which months later, continues to give him peace.

He admitted as much in a chat with USA Today’s Golfweek. Amid preparations for the second LIV date, the Chilean gave his take on the change that has revolutionized Latin American golf and changed the career of the one who finished third in the PGA Championship in 2022 by 180 degrees.

It’s good for me. I feel good about this decision. The PGA is a big tour. I fulfilled my dream of playing on this tour “, began by explaining the native of Pirque, who was in 15th position on the first date of the LIV 2023 organized in Mexico and which meant his debut on the petrodollar tour.

In the conversation with the American media, he also had words to refer to the PGA sanctions with the draft evaders and the continued refusal of the commissioner, Jay Monaham, for the players who at the time were leaving the North American Tour. have a second chance. if they choose to cut their ties with LIV. “I don’t think we will ever go back. Maybe it will eventually happen, but for now I have this thought “, he adds.

Finally, the Chilean was consulted on that tragic Sunday in May when he lost the chance to kiss the Wanamaker Trophy in a final where he nailed a double bogey and lost the lead. “It wasn’t the ending we wanted, but I still had a great week. I think the only thing I could do was accept the positive of finishing third and move on. But, there’s no way to forget it “, he concluded.

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