Patrick Reed fumes about missing first major in 11 years

As he gets ready to miss his first major in years, Patrick Reed has renewedly poked fun at the OWGR on the eve of LIV Golf Houston.

As he revealed that his amazing major streak was coming to an end, Patrick Reed blasted the Official World Golf Ranking once more.

Since the 2013 Open Championship, Reed has participated in every major tournament.

In 41 consecutive majors since that appearance at Muirfield, Reed has teed it up.

However, he is not going to play in the Pinehurst, New Jersey, U.S. Open in June 2024.

On May 20, Reed was supposed to compete in a qualifier for the third men’s major of the year.

However, that qualifier was lost at Valhalla the day following the 2024 PGA Championship.

In addition to the substantial travel obstacle, Reed received an early round tee time.

The American made the decision to leave.

Before LIV Golf Houston, Reed remarked, “Playing at a major championship, grinding for four days, then trying to get a flight out and get thereā€¦ it wasn’t feasible.”

“To try to get there and line everything up, I had to do far too much.

“It didn’t have to happen.”

Because he won the 2018 Masters, Reed is able to tee it up at Augusta National every year.

However, as a result of that victory, his five-year exemption into the PGA Championship, the U.S. Open, and the Open ended last year.

He used to have to rely on his world ranking in order to get into the majors.

Reed’s current OWGR ranking is 100th.

LIV submitted an application for OWGR recognition in July 2022, but the governing body denied it in October of last year.

Rather than apologizing for the decision, LIV completely withdrew their application.

Reed, who is still not satisfied, referred to the OWGR as a “broken system.”

He remarked, “I don’t think the world ranking represents where I should be or the events I should be in.”

“But in the end, I’m not the one who makes those choices. Regarding special exemptions, it is up to them.

“Those are their decisions, and I have to accept that; I’ll just keep doing what I do and play golf.”

Since January 2023, Reed has participated in 11 non-LIV events.

He has four top-10 and seven top-25 finishes from those starts.

Regarding his performance, Reed stated: “I have no doubt that I would be in the majors if those events would continue into a regular season.”

“With those kinds of finishes consistently throughout the year, I’ll be well inside the top 20, probably in the top 15 in the world.”

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