The PGA Tour and LIV Golf shocked the golf world on Tuesday after they introduced they might be merging to unify males’s skilled golf.
The two sides, in fact, have been battling over the previous yr or so because the Saudi-funded league began shopping for up big-name gamers from the PGA Tour, strikes that strongly damage the PGA Tour and put its future very a lot in jeopardy.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan, who has followers calling for his job after Tuesday’s information, usually spoke about how gamers going to LIV Golf ought to examine their morals and take into consideration the households impacted by the 9/11 assaults who’ve spoken out in opposition to the Saudi-funded league.
Twelve months in the past he went on CBS in the course of the last spherical of the Canadian Open (which takes place this week) and obtained emotional speaking about these households:
“I think you’d have to be living under a rock to not know there are significant implications and as it relates to the families of 9/11—I have two families that are close to me that lost loved ones,” Moynahan stated. “So, my heart goes out to them. And I would, ask any player that has left or any player that would ever consider leaving— have you ever had to apologize for being a member of the PGA Tour?”
Now Monahan is in enterprise with LIV Golf and the monetary backers of the league, as a result of apparently cash talks.
Golf followers crushed him over that interview: