delivers verdict on LIV move
European Ryder Cup legend Bernhard Langer has said Phil Mickelson will be "missed", as the German star commented on the US's controversial move by LIV Golf.
Langer once again wrote his name into the history books as he became the oldest PGA Tour Champions winner after capturing the Timbertech Championship at the age of 65.
One man who was no stranger to the US senior circuit was Mickelson in his 50s. old secured four Champions Tour titles in just over a year in 2020 and 2021.
Since then, however, Lefty's career has taken a huge turn.
It comes after the six-time major champion made a dramatic move to the controversial LIV Golf Series earlier this year,
leaving the PGA Tour after 30 years as a member.
Since then, a number of golf's biggest names have spoken out about Mickelson's move,
especially after his legacy was left in tatters following comments surrounding the Saudi Arabian government and its dismal human rights record. The last to add their thoughts was Langer.
And amid all the controversy, the German star believes his old rival will leave a gaping hole on the American circuit and his legendary tour.
Last weekend in Florida, he said: “Well, you know, we're all there for our own reasons and Phil made the decision.
"Whether it's right or wrong, good or bad, I'm not going to comment on that.