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    LIV Golf

    LIV Golf seems to be gaining momentum and it seems it is here to stay. Every other day we hear about possible defectors from the PGA and DP tours. If they already have the requisite 48 players/12 teams of 4, playing 54 holes, how will the original format be maintained? They won’t stop trying to attract as many defectors as possible but potential big increases in membership might cause them a few headaches. I suppose they might have to increase the already obscene incentives/prize money and convert to a normal tour as normal.


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    LIV Golf seems to be gaining momentum and it seems it is here to stay. Every other day we hear about possible defectors from the PGA and DP tours. If they already have the requisite 48 players/12 teams of 4, playing 54 holes, how will the original format be maintained? They won’t stop trying to attract as many defectors as possible but potential big increases in membership might cause them a few headaches. I suppose they might have to increase the already obscene incentives/prize money and convert to a normal tour as normal.
    No what they'll do is they'll cherry pick the best. Meaning they'll fill the slots and when someone better is available, they'll bin the bottom performing players.

    All that will happen is a closed shop where cash is king and morals are bust.

    The coverage is pish as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just_Jimmy View Post
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    No what they'll do is they'll cherry pick the best. Meaning they'll fill the slots and when someone better is available, they'll bin the bottom performing players.

    All that will happen is a closed shop where cash is king and morals are bust.

    The coverage is pish as well.

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    Well if the rejected bottom performing players were originally from other tours, they should be banned from returning or, at very least, have to start on the bottom rung and go through requalifying.

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    I'm pretty sure it will end up ending my interest in golf.

    Can't stand it.

    Hard to see their progress being stopped as the money will just be too tempting.

    It's desperately sad.

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    They want the top 48 golfers.
    No room for progression for rookies.
    Rory could end up joining as he would be playing against nobodys week in week out on the normal tour.

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    Stenson officially stripped off Ryder Cup captaincy today

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    They've certainly savaged the Ryder Cup with the succession of potential Ryder Cup captains who have already moved over.

    Some of sport's best events about to be replaced with utter pish where the players become ridiculously unrelatable.


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    There's going to have to be an arrangement eventually between the two factions. Otherwise golf is finished.
    It's already virtually dead for those who still watch free-to-air TV.

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