Earlier this afternoon, a Twitter account called "Spieth Legion" reported that the American golfer was "in talks" with LIV Golf about joining the Saudi-backed series.

"Golf Monthly has reported that Jordan Spieth is in talks and is considering LIV Golf," the account writes.

This tweet has caused the golf course to be busy. After the second round on Friday at the Scottish Open, Spieth responded to the rumors.

"Because of the false reports today, I see the need to comment," he wrote. "Let me be clear, any reports I think of competing elsewhere

other than the PGA Tour are completely untrue. I AM NOT in discussions with LIV. I started playing golf - winning PGA TOUR events and major tournaments

as well as competing with the best players in the world. Those who don't really know me, know what is most important to me. "

Spieth agent Jay Danzi has also publicly denied the allegations. "Jordan is not in talks with LIV and is fully supportive and happy on the PGA Tour,

Danzi told the real Golf Monthly. Spieth has long been committed outside the PGA Tour,