PGA Tour working to extend negotiations with PIF, memo says

The PGA Tour is working to increase its negotiations with Saudi Arabia’s Public Funding Fund to kind a brand new for-profit entity, tour commissioner Jay Monahan informed golfers in a memo Sunday.

The stunning alliance, which was introduced June 6, had a framework settlement that was scheduled to run out Sunday. Monahan, nonetheless, mentioned within the memo that the perimeters are working to increase negotiations into 2024 primarily based on progress made within the talks.

Monahan mentioned the PGA Tour was close to finalizing a deal with Strategic Sports activities Group (SSG), a consortium of billionaire staff house owners that features Tom Werner and John Henry (Boston Red Sox), Arthur Clean (Atlanta Falcons) and Wyc Grousbeck (Boston Celtics), and that the PGA Tour hopes to have SSG, the PIF and DP World Tour as minority traders within the new for-profit, PGA Tour Enterprises.

“As , the [PGA Tour policy board] unanimously directed administration to pursue unique negotiations with SSG,” Monahan wrote within the memo, a duplicate of which was obtained by ESPN. “I’m happy to report that we now have made significant progress and have offered SSG with the due diligence data they requested. As we transfer ahead in our discussions, we’re targeted on the finalization of phrases and drafts of vital paperwork.”

ESPN beforehand reported that the take care of SSG would infuse greater than $3 billion into PGA Tour Enterprises, based on sources. If a deal is reached with each SSG and the PIF, greater than $7 billion is perhaps invested into PGA Tour Enterprises, which might mix the industrial belongings of the PGA Tour, DP World Tour and PIF, together with the rival LIV Golf League.

Beneath the phrases of the agreements, the PGA Tour would retain management of the brand new for-profit entity.

“Our aim for 2024 is to achieve agreements with SSG, PIF and the DP World Tour, bringing them on board as minority co-investors in PGA Tour Enterprises,” Monahan wrote. “These partnerships will permit us to unify, innovate and spend money on the sport for the advantage of gamers, followers and sponsors.”

The potential offers would stabilize a fractured sport that has been stung by participant defections, a federal antitrust lawsuit and skyrocketing operational prices because the rival circuits have battled for one of the best golfers on the earth over the previous two years.

The LIV Golf League poached Spain’s Jon Rahm on Dec. 7 with a multiyear contract value greater than $300 million, based on sources. Sources informed ESPN that LIV Golf is actively recruiting different PGA Tour gamers to fill out a brand new staff that will probably be captained by Rahm in the course of the 2024 season.

Trending Merchandise

0
Add to compare
PreciseGolf Co. Precise X7 Junior Complete Golf Club Set for Children Kids – 3 Age Groups Boys & Girls – Right Hand & Left Hand!
0
Add to compare
$134.20
0
Add to compare
Tangkula Junior Complete Golf Club Set for Children Right Hand, Includes 3# Fairway Wood, 7# & 9# Irons, Putter, Head Cover & Rain Hood, Golf Stand Bag, Perfect for Children, Kids
0
Add to compare
$99.99
0
Add to compare
Elevon Junior Complete Golf Club Set with Stand Bag for Age 3-12, 7-Piece or 8-Piece Set, Right Hand
0
Add to compare
$129.99
0
Add to compare
Callaway Golf Women’s REVA Complete Golf Set
0
Add to compare
$806.05
19%
0
Add to compare
Nitro Blaster Golf Set Graphite Mens Pro Left Handed, Silver
0
Add to compare
$199.12
20%
0
Add to compare
Nitro X Factor 13 Piece Golf Set All Graphite Men’s, Right Handed, Gold/Silver
0
Add to compare
$249.99
0
Add to compare
Alien Golf Area:51 Complete Set with Stand Bag
0
Add to compare
$269.99
0
Add to compare
Wilson Golf Tour Velocity Complete Set W/Bag
0
Add to compare
$297.00
.

We will be happy to hear your thoughts

Leave a reply

GolfHideout
Logo
Register New Account
Compare items
  • Total (0)
Compare
0
Shopping cart