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Dustin Johnson says enjoying within the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour price him a USA Ryder Cup spot

Dustin Johnson contends he would have been chosen for the USA’s Ryder Cup staff this 12 months, reside on Sky Sports activities, had he not defected to LIV Golf.

As an alternative, the two-time main champion finds himself as a spectator regardless of beforehand being part of 5 American groups. The Ryder Cup will likely be contested at Marco Simone Golf & Nation Membership in Rome, beginning on September 29, reside on Sky Sports activities Golf.

“I might like to be part of the staff,” Johnson, 39, informed The Palm Seashore Submit. “However to be sincere, I have never actually performed that properly this 12 months. However have I performed properly sufficient to be on the staff? Yeah.

“I did not have the most effective 12 months. Was it adequate to make the staff? I feel so.

“If I might have been enjoying on (the PGA Tour), yeah, I might have made the staff. Do I feel I may help the US staff? Completely.”

Johnson, who joined the Saudi-funded LIV Golf circuit in June 2022, was not chosen by USA captain Zach Johnson regardless of the previous recording 5 high 10 finishes this season.

He did not fare properly within the majors, nonetheless, together with his T-10 end on the US Open being the most effective of the lot. He posted a T-48 on the Masters, T-55 on the US PGA and missed the minimize at The Open.

“If I might have performed a bit higher on the majors, I feel I undoubtedly would have had a very good likelihood to be on the staff,” Dustin Johnson mentioned.

“However I simply struggled a bit bit within the majors this 12 months, which occurs.”

Reside protection from the opening day of the Ryder Cup begins on Friday September 29 from 6am on Sky Sports activities Golf, whereas reside programming begins on Monday September 25. Stream the PGA Tour, DP Tour, Ryder Cup and extra with NOW.

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