Rory McIlroy has offered his thoughts on Jordan Spieth’s disqualification at the Genesis Invitational and renewed his call for a global tour.

Reiterating his demands for an international golf tour, Rory McIlroy commented on Jordan Spieth’s disqualification from the Genesis Invitational.

Spieth signed the wrong scorecard, which resulted in his elimination from Tiger Woods’ tournament at Riviera Country Club.

According to Xander Schauffele’s remarks, Spieth made the error when he hurried to the restroom following his second round.

Following his DQ, several golfers, pundits, and even his colleagues suggested that the rules should be relaxed in this specific area.

It should come as no surprise that, when questioned about the subject halfway through the competition, McIlroy took a conventional stance.

A reporter questioned McIlroy, saying, “Never signed an incorrect scorecard? Have you ever missed a Tee Time or experienced any similar delays?”

“No,” the Ulsterman shot back. Although I have never been late for a Tee time or taken the wrong drop two weeks ago, I have been close.

“As professional golfers, I believe that it’s kind of the one thing—the one thing that matters, and I understand that it’s easy done with Jordan because he was hot coming off the course.

“Well, it’s unfortunate that he’s not here, and it’s unfortunate for the tournament as well.”

So where does McIlroy fall on punishment?

“I see both sides of it,” he remarked. You know, if we’re really attempting to maintain this game as unbifurcated as possible and attempting to follow the same rules that amateurs do, then we’re all accountable for maintaining the scorecards of our playing partners.

“However, I also see the other side of the story, where thousands of people are watching us, and every shot is recorded on the PGA Tour app and Shot Tracker, so I question whether it’s really necessary at this time.”

“Therefore, I am able to see both sides of the issue.

“I think it’s worked for so long that there’s really no need to change it, but I guess I’m more of a traditionalist than anything else.”

McIlroy reiterates his desire for global tour

McIlroy formerly served on the policy board of the PGA Tour. Although he claimed he resigned to focus on his golf game, it was obvious he wasn’t content.

The aforementioned Spieth took his place, and he later claimed that being on the board felt like he was hitting his head against a wall.

The Northern Irishman has now acknowledged that PGA Tour Enterprises needs to work with LIV Golf’s financier, the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund, in order to improve the game.

Spieth seems to have adopted a different approach than players like Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, and Scottie Scheffler.

Spieth, for instance, has stated that a PIF deal is no longer necessary, even though it is still on the table.

When questioned about the future design of PGA Tour Enterprises, McIlroy responded. He stated, “I would think it would be one tour.”

“I believe you would just design a tour for the world’s top 80 players.”

“Then, I think everything kind of feeds up in that one,” he said.

From my perspective, it would resemble European football’s Champions League.

“I would think of it as sort of sitting above the other leagues, and then all those leagues kind of feeding up into that, where the best of the best play against each other in the Champions League.”

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