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Bryson DeChambeau loses handle Bridgestone after leap to LIV Golfing

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Bryson DeChambeau loses handle Bridgestone after leap to LIV Golfing

Bryson DeChambeau has misplaced any other main sponsor.

DeChambeau cut up with longtime sponsor Bridgestone on Tuesday, consistent with Golfing.com. The transfer comes after DeChambeau jumped send from the PGA Excursion to the arguable LIV Golfing Invitational Collection.

“The PGA Excursion is an especially essential a part of skilled golfing, and Bridgestone has a sports activities advertising dating with this extremely visual sequence of tournaments,” Bridgestone mentioned in a commentary to Golfing.com. “In taking into consideration that Bryson DeChambeau will not be taking part in those occasions, Bridgestone and Bryson have agreed to finish their logo ambassador partnership.”

DeChambeau has been with Bridgestone since he first became professional in 2016, and he signed an extension with them in 2020. He’ll nonetheless play with a Bridgestone ball this week on the British Open, however he’s not below contract with the corporate.

DeChambeau is the newest LIV Golfing member to lose sponsorships after becoming a member of the Saudi Arabian-backed startup. DeChambeau — who mentioned he was once paid greater than $125 million to play within the league — misplaced his handle Rocket Loan in June. Lee Westwood misplaced his 14-year handle UPS on account of his involvement, and Phil Mickelson’s handle Callaway Golfing has been paused.

DeChambeau first joined the LIV Golfing sequence in Portland, which marked the second one match within the sequence. He’s not allowed to play in PGA Excursion occasions, however the Royal and Historical Golfing Membership has allowed DeChambeau and others to compete within the British Open this week. DeChambeau is indexed at +6,600 on BetMGM to win at St. Andrews, the similar odds as Tiger Woods and smartly in the back of favourite Rory McIlroy.

Bryson DeChambeau loses handle Bridgestone after leap to LIV Golfing

Bryson DeChambeau will nonetheless use a Bridgestone ball this week at St. Andrews, however he would possibly not be below contract. (Picture through Warren Little/Getty Pictures)

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