Rory Mcllroy brands Phil Mickelson selfish, egotistical’ and ‘ignorant’ over Saudi Super Golf League comments

RORY MCLLROY has lambasted fellow golfer Phil Mickelson for his comments regarding the Saudi Super Golf League (SGL) .

The World No 5 called the American naïve, selfish, egotistical’ and ‘ignorant’ for his comments last week.

The World No 5 called the American naïve, selfish, egotistical’ and ‘ignorant’ for his comments last week.

Last week comments from Mickelson came out about being willing to overlook Saudi Arabia's human right violations

Mickelson sat down with golf writer and author Alan Shipnuck, for his book titled

Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) Biography of Golf's Most Colorful Superstar' back in November 

‘They’re scary motherf****** to get involved with,’ Mickelson said

‘They killed [Washington Post reporter and U.S. resident Jamal] Khashoggi and have a horrible record on human rights. 

hey execute people over there for being gay. Knowing all of this, why would I even consider it?

Fans and fellow players blasted the 51 year-old for his stance. 

 One of those players was Mcllroy, who was speaking after the final round of the Genesis Invitational.

The Irishman thinks that Mickelson will rethink his position after the backlash,

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