The PGA Tour started in September 2022 and will last until December 2023.
Now, golf fans want to know more about the organization’s merger with LIV Golf.
Who runs the PGA Tour?
The PGA Tour is a non-profit organization governed by a board of directors.
According to ASThe Board is led by Chairman Ed Herlihy. Other members include Jimmy Dunne, Randall Stephenson, Mary Meeker and Mark Flaherty.
The outlet also reported that Commissioner Jay Monahan leads an executive team and that the organization gives millions of dollars to charity each year.
The tour was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
Why is the PGA Tour merging with LIV Golf?
in one Statement via PR Newswire On Tuesday, June 6, 2023, the organizations announced that the PGA Tour would merge with LIV Golf as well as the DP World Tour.
As CBS News reported, “The PGA Tour said it will merge with Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf, ending a bitter rivalry between the two groups that has sparked an antitrust lawsuit and allegations of unfair behavior.”
According to PR Newswire’s statement, the agreement “sets out the common goal of promoting and growing the game worldwide for the benefit of all parties involved” and includes “an amicable end to any pending litigation between the parties involved.”
Monahan said: “After two years of disruption and distractions, this is a historic day for the sport we all know and love.”
“Recognizing the immeasurable strength of the PGA TOUR’s history, legacy and pro-competitive model, this transformative partnership combines the DP World Tour and LIV—including the concept of team golf—to create an organization that serves golfers commercially and charitable.” Partners and fans.
“Going forward, fans can have confidence that together we will deliver on our promise to encourage competition among the best in professional golf and that we are committed to securing and advancing the future of the game.”
“We are pleased to move forward in line with LIV and PIF’s world-class investment experience, and I applaud PIF Governor Yasir Al-Rumayyan for his vision and collaborative and forward-thinking approach, which is not just a solution to the divide between us.” game, but also the obligation to take it to new heights.
“This will usher in a new era in global golf, for the better.”
Yasir Al-Rumayyan, Governor of PIF (owner of LIV Golf), said: “Today is a very exciting day for this special game and the people it touches around the world.”
“We are proud to partner with the PGA TOUR to capitalize on PIF’s unparalleled success and track record of unlocking value and delivering innovation and global best practices to companies and industries around the world.”
“We strive to unite, promote and grow the sport of golf around the world, bringing the highest quality products to the tens of millions of long-time fans around the world, while attracting new fans.”
“There is no question that the LIV model has changed golf for the better. We believe there are opportunities to further develop the game while maintaining its storied history and tradition.”
“This partnership represents the best opportunity to expand and increase the impact of golf for all. We look forward to working with Jay and Keith to bring the best version of the game to communities around the world.”
When does the US Open 2023 start and end?
The US Open 2023 begins on Thursday, June 15th and ends on Sunday, June 18th, 2023.
It takes place on the Los Angeles Country Club’s North Course in Los Angeles, California and features 156 players.
According to the US Open websiteFans can follow the tournament via Peacock, USA Network and NBC.
On Thursday, June 15, the first round will stream on Peacock from 9:40 am to 1:00 pm EDT.
The show will air from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on USA Network and from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on NBC.
Round 2 on Friday 16th June will take place on the same schedule.
Round 3 will air Saturday, June 17 from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on NBC.
Round 4 will stream on Peacock from 12pm to 1pm and will air Sunday, June 18 from 1pm to 11pm on NBC.