See Local News
Get Balanced News From Your U.S. State.
See Local News
See all locals

'I still hate LIV': Golf's civil war is over, but how will pro golfers move on?

Posted on AllSides June 8th, 2023
From The Left
Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

For months, Rory McIlroy walked the ramparts of the PGA Tour fortress, besieged by the Saudi-funded LIV Golf. He and other holdouts spoke about staying true to the PGA's traditions, even as their peers accepted millions and millions of dollars in incentive money and guaranteed payouts to join its rival.

Now, McIlroy says, he feels like "a sacrificial lamb," after the PGA Tour made a deal to merge with LIV Golf's backers, the Saudi sovereign wealth fund.

That's not all he's feeling: McIlroy, ranked the world's No. 3, still sees LIV...

Read full story

AllSides Picks

More News about Sports from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right