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Cameron Young will not yet say that he’s turned his back on the PGA Tour, but it looks like he’s leaning towards doing so

It’s unlikely that Cameron Young will join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour.



Cameron Young may have no plans to leave.

A source close to the situation told The Times UK on Wednesday that the likely PGA Tour Rookie of the Year would not be joining the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour, but spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the issue.

In the 150th Open Championship that was held at St. Andrew’s last month, Young finished second to Cameron Smith. This is one of his seven top-three finishes this season.

The former Wake Forest star has played in 22 PGA Tour events, earning $6.3 million and placing 10th on the money list.

A source told the Rockland/Westchester Journal News (part of the USA TODAY Network) that while the organization has made contact with him, he is “very strongly inclined” to continue playing on the PGA Tour.

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The FedEx St. Jude Championship kicks off the playoffs on Thursday, and several outlets reported on Tuesday that Smith would be joining LIV Golf after the tournament. Young has had a very eventful season. He started the year without tour status, but in 2021 he played his way onto the Korn Ferry Tour and won twice. Both the Masters and the U.S. Open were swept away from the Fordham Prep alum. He finished in a tie for third at the PGA Championship and then fell to second place, behind Smith, at the British last month.

As of this writing, Young is ranked #17 in the world by the Official Golf Ranking.

Members of the PGA Tour who have joined the breakaway league have either resigned their memberships or been suspended. A federal judge on Tuesday upheld the suspension, rejecting an emergency injunction requested by three LIV golfers hoping to compete in the FedEx Cup Playoffs.

The Journal News and have Mike Dougherty covering the golf scene. He can be followed on Twitter at @lohudgolf.

Rockland/Westchester Journal News published the following article: Cameron Young is “strongly disposed” to continue his PGA Tour career and reject an offer from LIV Golf.