PGA Tour and LIV Golf Agree to Merger in Stunning Turn of Events
The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday when the PGA Tour and the European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia’s golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world.
As part of the deal, the sides are dropping all lawsuits involving LIV Golf against one another effective immediately.
Still to be determined is how players such as Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson, who defected to Saudi-funded LIV Golf for nine-figure bonuses, can rejoin the PGA Tour after this year.
Also unknown was what form the LIV Golf League would take in 2024.
PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan said in a memo to players that a thorough evaluation would determine how to integrate team golf into the g …