Henrik Stenson says money was a factor in decision to join LIV Golf

Henrik Stenson said on Thursday money had definitely played a role in his move to the lucrative Saudi-backed LIV Golf series and that he had hoped to retain his stripped Ryder Cup captaincy last week.

Stenson helped Europe win three of his five Ryder Cup appearances as a player, but Ryder Cup Europe says the 2016 British Open champion can no longer fulfill his contractual obligations as captain after joining LIV Golf.

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