in a lenghty interview with si.com"s Bob Harig,Phil Mickelone 

 declared that joining LIV Golf had allowed him to "move on"

and he expressed excitement for the future of the Saudi-sponsored circuit.

The 45-minute conversation coverd a wide variety of 

Mickelson claimed that without LIV Golf giving the best players in the 

game power,the tour's most resent 

adjustments would not have been made.

"It was very plainly told that nothing would occur.Nothing was going to

chang until there was leverage,he added.