‘Shocked and confused’: Players and media react to ‘cloak and dagger’ PGA/LIV deal

PGA Tour announced it will merge with Saudi rivals LIV Golf in a shock union this afternoon

Sahith Theegala of PGA Tour: "There is no way players are going to be okay with this”. Picture: Getty

Members on both sides of today’s shocking PGA Tour/LIV Golf merger were in the dark about the deal until a US media outlet broke the story, according to reports.

The rival leagues announced this afternoon that they would unite to form a new, joint entity, ending a seismic ongoing legal dispute.

According to reports from journalists Dan Rapaport and Alan Shipnuck, neither PGA or LIV players were informed of the move before the news ...