‘Stain On The Game’: Golf Fans Get Furious After a Massive LIV Golf Debate Goes Viral

Published 04/02/2023, 8:00 AM EDT

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LIV Golf has been successful in taking away some of the best players on the PGA Tour with their money-led offers. And ever since a huge wave of players transitioned to the Saudi League, there has been a huge divide among golf fans. Visibly, a major portion of these fans has been supporting the PGA Tour over Greg Norman’s league. However, a famous golf page recently shared an unpopular opinion about LIV Golf and has been receiving all kinds of reactions from fans!

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Fans react to viral LIV Golf tweet

Ever since LIV came into the picture, PGA Tour has been doing everything in its might to stay in competition with the breakaway league’s money-led offers. Other than making huge increments in tournament purses, the Tour has been making all kinds of changes in its formats to retain the existing players. Luckily, unlike LIV Golf, the PGA Tour has all the support of golf fans.

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And that has been one of the biggest roadblocks for LIV Golf and its growth. Despite extensively focusing on the betterment of professionals, LIV Golf has not been able to bring the fans to their side of the court. In fact, when a famous golf page tweeted something in favor of the Saudi League, fans had all kinds of mixed reactions to it. Here’s what some of them had to say:

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Well, no matter what PGA Tour fans feel about the Saudi circuit, there has certainly been a noticeable change among fans and their perceptions towards the league. While most fans still support the PGA Tour and its legacy, others believe that the LIV league deserves a shot at being watched by golf enthusiasts.

Which LIV stars have qualified for the 2023 Masters?

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There are only a few days left for the Masters Tournament to begin. And fans are extremely excited to watch their favorite stars compete on the field for the $15,000,000 purse. However, the tournament is going to be a lot more thrilling this year as fans will be witnessing a wave of LIV Golf players against the PGA Tour professionals at the event.

Making it to the field despite joining LIV, 18 Saudi players have qualified for the Masters Tournament. Some of them include Bryson DeChambeau, Sergio Garcia, Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka, Phil Mickelson, Patrick Reed, Bubba Watson, Cameron Smith, etc. While some of these are former Masters Champions, others have received their invites based on their previous victories on the PGA Tour.

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Do you think a LIV Golfer will take home the coveted Green Jacket this year? Let us know your take in the comments down below.

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Joydeep Singh

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Joydeep Singh is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Bachelor's degree in Business Management, he possesses a writing experience of more than four years now. Having picked up on following golf for quite some time now, his favorite is the legendary Tiger Woods, whose games he just does not miss.
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