Masters to keep criteria, invite all eligible players in ’23


              FILE - Phil Mickelson lines up a shot on the 18th hole during the first round of the Bedminster Invitational LIV Golf tournament in Bedminster, N.J., July 29, 2022. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
            
              FILE - The PGA Tour logo is shown during a press conference in Tokyo, Nov. 20, 2018. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
            
              FILE - Bubba Watson does commentary during the first round of the LIV Golf Team Championship at Trump National Doral Golf Club, Oct. 28, 2022, in Doral, Fla. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
            FILE - Sergio Garcia walks to the 16th green during the second round of the LIV Golf Team Championship at Trump National Doral Golf Club, Oct. 29, 2022, in Doral, Fla. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) FILE - Charl Schwartzel hits from the third tee during the final round of the LIV Golf Team Championship at Trump National Doral Golf Club, Oct. 30, 2022, in Doral, Fla. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) FILE - Patrick Reed watches his shot from the third tee during the final round of the LIV Golf Team Championship at Trump National Doral Golf Club, Oct. 30, 2022, in Doral, Fla. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File) FILE - Dustin Johnson reacts after putting on the 17th green during the final round of the LIV Golf Team Championship at Trump National Doral Golf Club, Oct. 30, 2022, in Doral, Fla. Players who defected from the PGA Tour to join Saudi-funded LIV Golf are still welcome at the Masters next year, even as Augusta National officials expressed disappointment Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the division it has caused in golf. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)