Norman: Golf prize money will keep decreasing

BY foxsports • November 18, 2009

The 54-year-old Australian spoke Wednesday before the start of the Dubai World Championship, the European Tour's season-ending event. The tournament opens Thursday on the Norman-designed Earth Course.

The tournament originally had a $10 million prize fund, but it was reduced to $7.5 million in September because of the global economic downturn.

Norman said, "Golf is not going to be like it used to be."

He cited his experience as a touring pro during several economic downturns and advised today's younger pros of the need to "tighten our belts."

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