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Never Say Never: Monty to Join U.S. Tour

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The Senior Players Championship happens to be a major and Pittsburgh would be a great place to start on this new phase of my career.

This extremely tempting option has presented itself thanks to my prospective induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame. On Monday I was very honoured to be at the European Tour Golfer of the Year luncheon where it was announced that in May I will join Ken Schofield, the former European Tour chief executive, in entering the magnificent monument to the game in St Augustine, Florida.

I cannot tell you how humble it makes me feel. It is not just the players who are already in the hall which makes it seem almost surreal to me – but also those who are not. Players of the calibre of Ian Woosnam, a major winner and former world No 1, have...

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