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FILE - The PGA Tour logo is shown during a press conference in Tokyo, Nov. 20, 2018. The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday, June 6, 2023, when the PGA Tour and European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia’s golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

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FILE - The PGA Tour logo is shown during a press conference in Tokyo, Nov. 20, 2018. The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday, June 6, 2023, when the PGA Tour and European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia’s golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

Koji Sasahara

Golf’s major rival organizations are merging

FILE - The PGA Tour logo is shown during a press conference in Tokyo, Nov. 20, 2018. The most disruptive year in golf ended Tuesday, June 6, 2023, when the PGA Tour and European tour agreed to a merger with Saudi Arabia’s golf interests, creating a commercial operation designed to unify professional golf around the world. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

Koji Sasahara

   

The tension between the PGA and Saudi-backed PIF has been growing for years. The two are now united in a historic merger seeking to move past the antitrust lawsuits, accusations of human rights abuses, and much confusion among players.

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