Golf icon Greg Norman will put his successful business enterprise aside to become the commissioner of a long-rumored and long-discussed golf league that hopes to begin play in 2022, and he is seeking to sign players to lucrative guaranteed deals with big-money purses.
Norman, 66, announced his association with LIV Golf Investments, backed by the Public Investment Fund (PIF), which is the sovereign wealth fund of Saudi Arabia. Norman will be chief operating officer of the enterprise, as well as commissioner of the new league.
As part of the announcement, Norman said Liv Golf Investments, which will be investing in various golf ventures, has committed a nine-figure sum to help the Asian Tour stage an additional 10 events over the next 10…
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