Say what? Reactions to the seismic PGA Tour, PIF deal

News that the PGA Tour, DP World Tour and PIF, the principle backer of LIV Golf, had brokered an agreement caught the golfing world by surprise, but not without a response

LIV Golf Tucson 2023
Signs during LIV Golf Tucson's second round at Gallery South Course in Arizona on March 19, 2023.

When word of a merger between the PGA Tour and PIF, the financial backer of LIV Golf, started making the rounds on Tuesday morning, the initial reactions were of shock and skepticism.

A very belated April's Fools Day prank? Fake news?

No, it was real. And reaction was swift. No one was off limits in response to the news.