By Matt Smith
Jay Monahan has distanced himself from discussions regarding LIV Golf’s quest to gain world ranking points.

The PGA Tour commissioner sits on the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR) board that will ultimately decide if and when LIV Golf will begin to earn points, like the existing PGA, DP World and Asian Tours. Following the latest event in Chicago, LIV Golf members wrote to OWGR chairman Peter Dawson to urge him to give the circuit world ranking status.

However, Monahan chose not to speak on the matter

“I think as it relates to world ranking points and LIV, that’s a matter for the Official World Golf Ranking board,” Monahan told Sky Sports. “I’m not in a position to comment on their application.

“Any questions you have with their application, they’re best served answering them.

However, he did add: “I think the criteria is well established. It has been in place for a long period of time and has served this game exceedingly well. At this point, I haven’t engaged those conversations.”

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