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Well, Rory nipped those rumors in the bud:


Rory McIlroy says he will play on the PGA Tour "for the rest of my career" as he quashes rumours of him making a big-money move to LIV Golf.

I suppose you never know, but it's a stark contrast from how, for example, Cam Smith handled the rumors. Feeling much better about this today.

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21 minutes ago, DeadMan said:

I suppose you never know, but it's a stark contrast from how, for example, Cam Smith handled the rumors. Feeling much better about this today.

Frankly, one could be forgiven for thinking there was some truth to the rumor as seemed like he was laying the groundwork for a while with his softened stance on LIV.

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1 hour ago, GolfLug said:

Frankly, one could be forgiven for thinking there was some truth to the rumor as seemed like he was laying the groundwork for a while with his softened stance on LIV.

He’s just tired of fighting. And being asked. And just tired.

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36 minutes ago, iacas said:

He’s just tired of fighting. And being asked. And just tired.

I hear ya. The defacto leadership seems to have cost him at many levels including his day job performance and nari a dime to show for it.

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On 4/16/2024 at 10:20 AM, Elmer said:

 

it amazes me for the right number, how quickly people will forget human rights violations, compromise their integrity and virtues all in the name of "growing the sport" (which we know not to be true)

And by 'growing the game' they mean growing their bank account.  It's just a weak and stupid rationale.

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But then again, what the hell do I know?

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I see that guys like Rahm and Phil are suggesting they now play 72 holes. They appear to be conceding that their circus is viewed as less than a true competitive event. Rahm was a whiney bitch all weekend at Augusta. Regrets?

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18 minutes ago, phan52 said:

I see that guys like Rahm and Phil are suggesting they now play 72 holes. They appear to be conceding that their circus is viewed as less than a true competitive event. Rahm was a whiney bitch all weekend at Augusta. Regrets?

I all but guarantee Rahm is having second thoughts. Just my opinion of course. 

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Players are receiving a portion of a nearly $1 billion equity share for staying loyal to the PGA Tour amid...

I’ve seen several outlets posting this.

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Here's something to chew on. Not much to it, but apparently the ideas being tossed around. 


LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman said he is open-minded about the idea of moving to a traditional 72-hole format, though he explained that the Saudi-backed circuit would need to evaluate the impact of adding an extra round to its...

 

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8 hours ago, snapfade said:

Here's something to chew on. Not much to it, but apparently the ideas being tossed around. 


LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman said he is open-minded about the idea of moving to a traditional 72-hole format, though he explained that the Saudi-backed circuit would need to evaluate the impact of adding an extra round to its...

 

Nice. Circus is as circus does.

On 4/17/2024 at 2:46 PM, snapfade said:

I all but guarantee Rahm is having second thoughts. 

 

On 4/17/2024 at 2:21 PM, phan52 said:

Rahm was a whiney bitch all weekend at Augusta. Regrets?

F&$# Rahm. 

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I wonder if the Saudis all kinda chuckle when they ask Greg how he feels about 72 holes vs 54…😃

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1 hour ago, Vinsk said:

I wonder if the Saudis all kinda chuckle when they ask Greg how he feels about 72 holes vs 54…😃

They've been chuckling since they hooked the shark. I think Greg doesn't realize the jokes on him.

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2 hours ago, Vinsk said:

I wonder if the Saudis all kinda chuckle when they ask Greg how he feels about 72 holes vs 54…😃

 LIV moving to 72 holes is a subtle admission that 54 holes was nothing but a joke all along. 

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2 minutes ago, Elmer said:

 LIV moving to 72 holes is a subtle admission that 54 holes was nothing but a joke all along. 

Agree. The next omission needs to be that ridiculous team concept. Nobody cares about a team when they really don’t represent anything except being a group of diminished morality and/or washed up pro golfers. Or wait, we’ve also got total nobodies who’ve accomplished nothing who now get a participation trophy! Doesn’t that sound invigorating!

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Latest rumor is Clarkson, May and Hammond will have a new team on LIV.

 

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I wanted to watch something last night so I tuned in to LIV on YouTube. Lasted 3 minutes. The production is just not enjoyable. 
 

Switched to Ron Chopper vs Big Red round 3 and it was great. Much better Aussie golf option. 

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34 minutes ago, theworldengine said:

This liv adelaide event has been the best golf on TV in 2024

So, gonna stick with the same old bullshit? Okay.

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