‘Let’s Play For A Little Real Money Out Here’: Chris DiMarco Advocates For LIV Golf Takeover Of PGA Champions Tour To Boost Prize Purses

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Chris DiMarco prompt a LIV Golf take over the PGA Champions Tour to have the purses boosted. The talks for the PGA Tour and LIV Golf to have a definitive merger have been ongoing since final June. And whereas December was the deadline for it, a correct determination is but to come back. The newest information acknowledged that negotiations are continuing and a decision will probably be discovered by April. 

Amid this tussle, DiMarco, who performs on the PGA Tour Champions, prompt that the LIV fraternity take management of his tour and assist in spiking the payouts for the golfers. He talked about the identical within the SubPar podcast. 

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He began the dialog with the truth that he’s hoping LIV Golf will purchase his league and assist the occasion prizes go up considerably for the winners and different gamers. The Hoag Classic of the tour had a $2 million purse and your complete 2024 schedule boasted $67 million for 28 occasions. On the opposite hand, the PGA Tour has a $400 million purse for 38 occasions.

“We’re form of hoping that LIV buys the Champions Tour…Let’s play for somewhat actual cash out right here. I imply that is form of a joke once we’re getting $2million. There had been like seven guys final week from TPC (Sawgrass, on the $25million PLAYERS Championship) that made extra money than our purses.” 

In the identical interview, DiMarco additionally appeared to assist LIV golfers who jumped from their earlier tour.

“They needed to play for some huge cash, they usually deserve it. They have had some nice careers, why not go and get some cash…noticed Graeme McDowell…he goes, ‘Listen, I went as much as Jay Monahan and mentioned I really like the tour however I’m struggling to maintain my card and these guys are providing me all this cash and fewer golf. I’m sorry, I’m going.’ And I don’t blame him one bit, and I mentioned I might have too.” 

He upheld the instance of Graeme McDowell to legitimize his level. DiMarco was vital of Jay Monahan’s management and acknowledged that it was horrible. Therefore, fairly evidently, this golfer is in assist of LIV Golf and will have switched if he had the selection. 

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