British Open champion Cameron Smith said on Wednesday he thinks it's unfair that those who join LIV Golf don't receive points towards the world rankings

and hopes that will changeWorld number two Smith, whose move to LIV Golf was officially announced this week,

earned himself an exemption from golf's four majors for at least the next five years by winning the British Open by one shot last month.

Organizers of the majors have not changed their qualifying rules, but the 29-year-old Smith could one day find himself on the outside looking in now that he can no longer earn points towards the world rankings.

"This is realy a  shame  for us that we are not getting world ranking points here," Smith said "It's still super competitive here. I just really think it's a little unfair."

While LIV Golf lured players away from the PGA Tour with staggering sums of money, the windfall could come at a cost to those who still want to compete at the Masters,

LIV Golf's application to the Official World Golf Ranking - which consists of representatives from the PGA Tour, DP World Tour, USGA, R&A, PGA of America,

"Hopefully those world ranking points will be resolved before my exemption expires," said Smith, who has not surrendered his PGA Tour membership.