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SouthernDem4ever

(6,618 posts)
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 09:36 AM Apr 2023

Masters Golf Tournament - an LIV event

I sat down to watch the Masters Golf Tournament but just ended up turning it off. The Augusta National Golf Event, while a worldwide event, always instilled patriotic pride in me that our country would host such a great event with total class. Now, watching a bunch of money-grubbing sellouts to Saudi Arabia playing the course just makes me sick. This used to be all PGA players. Now, who the hell knows what country these dudes are loyal to.

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Masters Golf Tournament - an LIV event (Original Post) SouthernDem4ever Apr 2023 OP
Most professional golfers are conservative PJMcK Apr 2023 #1
Focus is always on money SouthernDem4ever Apr 2023 #3
I've given up on pro sports PJMcK Apr 2023 #4
I'm enjoying Sgent Apr 2023 #2
The Masters is not regulated by the PGA gab13by13 Apr 2023 #5
No it's not regulated by the PGA but is considered a PGA Sanctioned event SouthernDem4ever Apr 2023 #6
The Masters organization hasn't been an example of America gab13by13 Apr 2023 #7
Very patriotic edhopper Apr 2023 #8
Point taken SouthernDem4ever Apr 2023 #9
Not defending LIV Golf either edhopper Apr 2023 #11
Have despised the sexism of Augusta for years. This is another strike. niyad Apr 2023 #10

PJMcK

(22,240 posts)
1. Most professional golfers are conservative
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 09:40 AM
Apr 2023

Their focus is on the money. Golf is a great sport but it’s hardly patriotic.

SouthernDem4ever

(6,618 posts)
3. Focus is always on money
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 09:44 AM
Apr 2023

But they have made it so obvious that it has cheapened the entire experience and they have brought a brutal dictatorship in the forefront. That kills it for me.

PJMcK

(22,240 posts)
4. I've given up on pro sports
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 09:47 AM
Apr 2023

The owners have too much money.

The players make too much money.

The advertisers spend too much money.

It’s all so gross.

I’m happy to play golf at public courses. I’m happy to play catch. I’m happy to go sailing.

ESPN? No, thanks.

gab13by13

(22,926 posts)
5. The Masters is not regulated by the PGA
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 11:36 AM
Apr 2023

it is by invitation. There were 17 bone saw players invited and most of them aren't playing that well.

I am watching because I want to see Jon Rahm or the amateur kid kick Bone saw's Bruce Koepka's ass.

Bone Saw Phil Mickelson also mouthed off that he is going to kick butt, I want to see how well he plays in the pouring rain. Fuck you Phil.

SouthernDem4ever

(6,618 posts)
6. No it's not regulated by the PGA but is considered a PGA Sanctioned event
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 11:38 AM
Apr 2023

And all the pros were PGA, until now. It is also one of the Majors, all of which were all PGA events too.

gab13by13

(22,926 posts)
7. The Masters organization hasn't been an example of America
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 11:59 AM
Apr 2023

It took a long time for them to admit Blacks and even longer I think to admit women.

The war criminal Condi Rice is on the board of the Masters.

SouthernDem4ever

(6,618 posts)
9. Point taken
Sat Apr 8, 2023, 12:07 PM
Apr 2023

At least the were shamed into making some changes, but don't worry, the Saudian Arabian influence will correct that

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