‘LIV Is What Helped Them’: Golf World Reacts to Massive LPGA Announcement

The golf world is coming up with new surprises every day for the players as well as the fans. Every tour is trying its best to retain its existing players and prevent them from joining LIV Golf. The recent announcement by the LPGA Tour is receiving all kinds of reactions from the fans.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adEver since there have been talks about a women’s golf league from LIV, the LPGA Tour has also become active in taking care of its players.ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adLPGA Tour gives a shocking updateGolf fans are not ready to keep calm ever since the LPGA Tour made a shocking announcement on Twitter about its upcoming season. Ever since LIV Golf came into existence, numerous players from the PGA Tour decided to shift to the new league. And a major chunk of those players shifted due to the high-paying lucrative offers from Greg Norman’s LIV Tour.KAWAGOE, JAPAN – AUGUST 06: Nelly Korda of Team United States plays her shot from the 11th tee during the third round of the Women’s Individual Stroke Play on day fourteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Kasumigaseki Country Club on August 06, 2021 in Kawagoe, Japan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)However, the threat is now extended over the LPGA Tour as well. There have been unofficial talks going on about LIV Golf coming up with a brand new series for women’s golf as well. And looking at the Saudi circuit’s track record, they are expected to offer huge amounts of money to women too. As a result of that fear, the LPGA Tour has come up with a similar strategy to retain its players.DIVE DEEPERNelly Korda Once Discussed a ‘Really Exciting’ Idea to Bolster the Growth of
Women’s Golfabout 16 hours agoThe tour recently announced that they were going to raise the prize money for the 2023 season of the LPGA Tour to over $100 million. The tour tweeted, “Over $100 million in prize money…There will be plenty to play for in 2023 on the LPGA Tour!”. ESPN also tweeted about the same and wrote, “That is an increase of about 18% over what was planned for this season and more than doubling what was paid out on the tour a decade ago.”Fans react to the latest LPGA revelationEver since the news went out on Twitter, fans have been giving all kinds of mixed reactions in the comments. While most fans were shocked to know about it, many of them believed that the real reason behind the decision was LIV Golf and its allegedly upcoming women’s league.No one is watching lpga. Liv is what helped them, better pay them before the saudis shock the world and do women’s golf— AJ-Crypto (@KingCrypto90) November 18, 2022I guess LIV has made the good old boys pony up.— MDG@ttime (@MichaelGula) November 18, 2022While others simply congratulated the LPGA Tour players for having better prize money in the next season.But some said that they wanted to see more of these players on TV. A fan even claimed that he could watch Nelly Korda playing on the field “all day”.Hopefully there will be more TV time rather than the poor TV coverage this season.— Sandor 🇺🇦 (@sandorhenchman) November 18, 2022ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adThe LPGA and it’s players is a fabulous product and deserves significantly more live tv coverage in 2023.— DREAM Weaver 🇸🇮 🏀 (@DREAMWeaver2784) November 18, 2022ADVERTISEMENTArticle continues below this adFans are excited about the next season of the LPGA Tour and are looking forward to how the new decision impacts the performance of golfers.Watch This Story: Nelly Korda Announces She’s Taking a Break From Golf

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