So the debate about whether the European Tour should be holding a golf tournament in Saudi Arabia is hotting up. Tiger Woods turned down the appearance money and stayed away, as did Paul Casey who is an Ambassador for UNICEF. But of those top players who are at the Royal Greens Club
Justin Rose “I’m not a politician, I’m a pro golfer”
Dustin Johnson: “I’m not a politician, I play golf”.
Brooks Kopeka: “I’m not going to get into it”.
The most pragmatic argument came from Eddie Pepperell, who is not receiving an appearance fee. He said