Spieth replaces Rory on PGA Tour policy board

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  • ESPN News Services

Nov 20, 2023, 11:08 AM ET

Jordan Spieth volition service the remainder of Rory McIlroy's word arsenic a subordinate manager connected the PGA Tour's argumentation board.

Commissioner Jay Monahan announced the alteration to circuit members Monday.

The word runs done the extremity of 2024. Spieth's enactment was voted connected by the 5 different subordinate directors: Tiger Woods, Patrick Cantlay, Charley Hoffman, Peter Malnati and Webb Simpson.

"With Rory McIlroy resigning from the PGA Tour Policy Board past week, per the PGA Tour Tournament Regulations, the 5 remaining Player Directors person elected Jordan Spieth to service the remainder of Rory's word which expires astatine the extremity of 2024," Monahan wrote to members, according to an email obtained by Golf Channel.

"Jordan has extended acquisition with the Tour's governance process, having served 2 years connected the Player Advisory Council (2017-18) including PAC Chairman successful 2018 and 3 years (2019-21) arsenic a Player Director."

McIlroy resigned past week, citing the clip committedness arsenic the biggest factor. He besides was blindsided by the PGA Tour's arguable determination connected June 6 to participate into a model statement to signifier a concern with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund and the DP World Tour. He had been a large professional of the breakaway LIV Golf League, which is being funded by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealthiness fund.

McIlroy wasn't informed of the model statement until a fewer hours earlier it was announced by Monahan and PIF politician Yasir Al-Rumayyan connected CNBC.

Spieth, 30, is simply a 13-time victor connected the PGA Tour with large victories astatine the Masters (2015), U.S. Open (2015) and the Open Championship (2017).

Information from ESPN's Mark Schlabach and Field Level Media was utilized successful this report.