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Monday, May 20, 2024

Golf World in Chaos After Jon Rahm Joins LIV

  • Jon Rahm is reportedly leaving the PGA Tour after LIV Golf offered him a contract of $600 million.
  • The move comes ahead of a deadline on Dec. 31 to strike a deal between the two golf entities.
Jon Rahm tees off on the 15th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship in Rochester, New York.
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A truce between the PGA Tour and LIV Golf ended with LIV’s signing of Jon Rahm for a reported $600 million. The move comes as the PGA Tour and Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Investment Fund, which backs LIV, are approaching a Dec. 31 deadline to strike a deal on a new company. Barstool Sports’ Dan Rapaport joins to discuss the implications for the future of golf.

Plus, with the MLS Cup on Saturday, former MLS and Premier League player Eddie Lewis joins to discuss the state of the league and how it has progressed since the arrival of his former teammate, David Beckham.

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