The eternal lure of professional golf is being destroyed by money | Golf news and tour information

Take-take-take-take-take-take-take-take-take. Also: more-more-more-more-more. Wherever you look these days in professional golf, there is plenty to do, along with a demand for more. It’s not good for business. The LIV Golf Series, chaired by Greg Norman; the notorious MBS on the prowl—is taking on several brand name players from the PGA Tour. Players off to greener … Read more

The Saudis found the price of Brooks Koepka. What will they get?

CROMWELL, Conn. — Sometime in the last few days — ever since he was telling friends he was emphatically out of the LIV Golf Series — Brooks Koepka found a metaphorical horse’s head on his bed, an offer he couldn’t refuse from the Saudi. dismemberment enthusiasts behind the getaway circuit. Given that Koepka does not … Read more

PGA Tour’s ‘babysitter’ approach to players exposed as a liability

The term “nanny state” is widely attributed to Iain Macleod, a British Member of Parliament who felt the government was excessively overprotective and shielding people from the consequences of their own actions. Macleod died in 1970, so he did not live to see the theoretical concept of him perfected by a succession of executives on … Read more

PGA Tour’s ‘babysitter’ approach to players exposed as a liability

The term “nanny state” is widely attributed to Iain Macleod, a British Member of Parliament who felt the government was excessively overprotective and shielding people from the consequences of their own actions. Macleod died in 1970, so he did not live to see the theoretical concept of him perfected by a succession of executives on … Read more

PGA Tour Pros React to LIV Golf’s Denied Applications for London Event

When the PGA Tour sent an email to its members Tuesday night informing players that it had turned down requests to launch a conflicting event to play in the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series event in London the same week as Tour’s RBC Canadian Open, was bound to become a talking point at this week’s … Read more

Gary Player wants you to know that Phil Mickelson is ‘being crucified’

yuckImage: fake images I was torn between a lethal weapon 2 “Diplomatic immunity” joke and a “Maybe we should stop taking the kids to Grandpa” comment to start this story about Gary Player wearing a Saudi Golf League logo during the ceremony. opening tee shots in the Masters and then their telling a reporter that … Read more

Premier Golf League rejected in attempts to reunite with PGA Tour

Kevin Kisner told the Fire Pit Collective that an independent company studied the Premier Golf League proposal and said it was “not feasible.” Corey Perrine/Florida Times-Union/USA Today Once a rival and now hoping to become part of the PGA Tour, the Premier Golf League has so far been rebuffed in its efforts to have a … Read more

Another rival golf league is brewing, and it’s gaining traction with PGA Tour players

Rory McIlroy said he believes it is his duty as a member of the PGA Tour Policy Board to present opportunities that benefit all members. Scott Taetsch/USA Today While the PGA Tour has spent considerable time in recent weeks pushing back a potential rival league spearheaded by Hall of Famer Greg Norman, the Premier Golf … Read more

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