Golf World Reacts To PGA Tour’s Severe Punishments For LIV Golfers

Golf World Reacts To PGA Tour's Severe Punishments For LIV Golfers

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  • The PGA Tour handed out severe penalties for LIV golfers.
  • The golf world had quite the reaction to the Tour’s decision.
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The PGA Tour took its time to announce disciplinary action for Tour players playing in LIV Golf’s first event, and any future events, but threw down quite the hammer on Thursday.

As expected, the PGA Tour suspended LIV golfers.

The Tour sent a memo to all members of the PGA Tour sending a message that those who play in a LIV Golf event aren’t welcome.

“We have followed the Tournament Regulations from start to finish in responding to those players who have decided to turn their backs on the PGA Tour by willfully violating a regulation,” the memo reads.

“Simultaneous to you receiving this memo, the players are being notified that they are suspended or otherwise no longer eligible to participate in PGA Tour tournament play, including the Presidents Cup.

“This also applies to all tours sanctioned by the PGA Tour: the Korn Ferry Tour, PGA Tour Champions, PGA Tour Canada and PGA Tour Latinoamérica.”

It’s also worth noting thatLIV golfers won’t be allowed to play in PGA Tour events as a non-member, either, so there will be no sponsor exemption starts for LIV players.

LIV Golf immediately responded to the Tour’s memo, stating that “the PGA Tour is vindictive and it deepens the divide between the Tour and its members.”

Golf World Reacts To PGA Tour Suspended LIV Golfers