Bryson DeChambeau, one of the PGA defectors who took Saudi blood money to join LIV, believes the imminent merger between the two organizations is what golf fans have been demanding.
“I think the deal will happen faster than you think,” DeChambeau said. He said During media availability for the upcoming LIV tournament in Las Vegas. “It might not be in the next couple of weeks. Maybe a month or so. But it’s going to happen. There’s no way around it now. This is about the health of the game for the fans. The health of the game for the fans. As time goes on, we’re starting to see those fans hungry for us all back together. No. “I can wait for that day to happen.”
Back in JuneThe PGA announced it is merging with LIV and the DP World Tour to create a larger trading organization. After once denouncing the league, which is funded by a company with ties to Human rights violations (To put it simply), the Tour decided it was in its best interest to unify, and perhaps to save itself.
At that time, DeChambeau suggested That America and Saudi Arabia must come together 22 years after 9/11 to “fix the world and make it a better place.”
Agreements and negotiations have been postponed and extended for some time. The most recent was on New Year’s Eve, where PGA Commissioner Jay Monahan said they were calling extension From the merger deadline to work with Strategy Sports Group, one of the potential investors in the for-profit league.
The LIV Tour season begins February 2 in Mexico, while this weekend at the PGA is the Farmers Insurance Open. Last year’s winner was Max Homa.
DeChambeau is one of several defectors, including Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Cameron Smith, and Brooks Koepka.