How the golf industry reacted to PGA Tour, DP World Tour & LIV Golf merger

It’s safe to say that yesterday’s news of the PGA TOUR, DP World Tour and the Public Investment Fund (PIF) announcing a landmark agreement to unify the game of golf, on a global basis, caught everyone by surprise, including players, fans and the golf media.

The announcement ends a months-long standoff between some of golf’s largest stakeholders, and changes the landscape of the sport as we know it.

Here’s our pick of the greatest reactions to the news, with many players seemingly finding out at the same time as everyone else.

Phil Mickelson was delighted with the news, having previously been highly critical of the PGA Tour

Greg Norman gives his thoughts, but how much longer will he be involved with LIV Golf after reportedly only finding out about the news shortly before it was announced

It was a busy morning for Justin Thomas

Collin Morikawa was seemingly in the dark

Brooks being Brooks 

Memes quickly started doing the rounds on Twitter

Even Domino’s Pizza chimed in

Claude Harmon III referred back to the legacy argument

The R&A welcomed the news 

“A big, beautiful and glamorous deal.” 

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