Talor Gooch has hit out at Billy Horschel after the defending champion named him one of the players who should not be playing the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth.
The 30-year-old Gooch, who was one of the first PGA Tour players to quit and join LIV Golf, took a tweet from a golf journalist containing Horschel's
take on things and listed Horschel's playing events, accusing him of only playing six DP World tournaments since then Tour.
" LIV events currently do not award OWGR points, meaning top 50 ranked players like Gooch are at risk of falling down and missing out on invitations to the Majors,
Jon Rahm, while not going so far as to name names, also questioned why some of the players who don't regularly support DP World Tour events
DP World Tour events are in the Wentworth field. After exonerating the likes of Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Lee Westood and Graeme McDowell
because they "dedicated their whole lives to the European Tour", and even Patrick Reed who "showed some interest and won the right" to play at Wentworth,
Gooch is one of those firmly in Rahm's crosshairs.
Asked in a follow-up question whether Horschel and Rahm had reason to say he was only there for world ranking points