PGA runner-up David Lynn unsure about move to PGA Tour in 2013
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PGA runner-up David Lynn unsure about move to PGA Tour in 2013

Englishman David Lynn made quite a splash in his American golf debut. Finishing runner-up to Rory McIlroy at the PGA Championship, the 38-year-old earned enough money to qualify for a PGA Tour card in 2013.

Don't be so sure he will take it, though.

“The U.S. Tour is something that’s not really interested me over the years, or else I would have tried, gone and qualified,” said Lynn at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles. “I still want to enjoy myself playing in Europe, and the camaraderie that we have out here."

“So I’ve not made that decision of yet but when I’ve got everything down on paper, but as my head stands at the moment, the likelihood is that I won’t."

Lynn thinks the defections of the likes of Rory McIlroy, Lee Westwood, Justin Rose and countless other European talents hurts the home-continent tour.

“It’s not good for the Tour if guys all keep playing in America all the time," Lynn said. "There’s going to come a point if guys have that attitude all the time, like I’ve got the right to go and play over there, it seriously doesn’t do a lot of good for the European Tour in the future."


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