World reacts as golf legend blasts LIV Golf

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The PGA Tour and Saudi-backed LIV Golf have been entrenched in a rivalry for over two years, but golf legend Fred Couples doesn’t seem to think there’s much of a rivalry at all.

During an interview leading up to the Masters this week, Fred Couples offered a brutally honest assessment of LIV Golf compared to the PGA Tour, making it clear that he simply does not understand the hype regarding LIV.

“I don’t think I’ll ever understand it. Maybe I’ll go to one and see what it’s really, really like. I know how great they are as players. I get it all, and I get the 54 holes and you drive a cart to your tee and shotgun. That’s easy to pick on. Sometimes I’ve picked on comments that people have made, and I’ve picked on comments that they talk about the Tour, which I’ve said I have now 44 years invested in, and I don’t want anyone picking on a tour that I think is very good,” Couples said according to USA Today.

“Now, everything can get better, but let me tell you, if the LIV Tour is better for golf, I’m missing something there. But again, I’m not here to bash them anymore. I’m going to see them all tonight (at the Champions Dinner)… I love DJ. I love Brooks. I don’t know if they even comment on the LIV Tour. They just play golf. So please don’t tell me the LIV Tour is as good as the PGA Tour. I don’t want to hear it.”

Obviously, these comments from Couples led to a lot of reactions on social media.…Read more by Kevin Harrish

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