LIV Golf's Cameron Smith says he would be heartbroken not to be able to take part in The Players Championship on the PGA Tour again.

Cameron Smith says he would be heartbroken if he couldn't take part in The Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass on the PGA Tour

again after claiming his previous schedule was "brutal". Smith, who joined the LIV Golf Invitational Series after closing the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs earlier this summer for a reported $140 million,

is one of the biggest names to join Greg Norman's breakout tour. His signature was one of the game's worst-kept secrets, and it didn't take long for him to win the LIV Golf Tour,

taking home $4 million for winning the fifth $25 million tournament of his inaugural season in Chicago. Smith didn't fare well at the last LIV Golf Invitational in Bangkok,

won by Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra, as he finished 42nd out of 48 players to make it in the shotgun event, shooting 2 under par. after three rounds.

However, he spoke again to ABC Grandstand about his decision to join LIV. He then claimed that the tax plan also factored into his decision to join,

"It's [the PGA Tour schedule] brutal, to be honest. [But with LIV Golf] having a smaller schedule packed into a short period of time,