PGA Tour Policy Board drama highlights golf’s ongoing civil war.


PGA Tour Policy Board drama marks latest issue in golf's civil war


  • Rory McIlroy’s win at the Wells Fargo Championship highlighted the negative talk around the PGA Tour.
  • Internal challenges within the PGA Tour are being navigated alongside the threat of the PIF.

The drama surrounding the PGA Tour Policy Board and the PIF marks a critical moment in golf’s civil war. Rory McIlroy’s decision to not return to the Policy Board but instead be a part of the transactions committee, which will negotiate with the PIF directly, has raised eyebrows. The Tour has brought in Strategic Sports Group to provide sports business expertise in dealing with the PIF. The Transaction Subcommittee, while important, faces challenges as the organization weathers the storm of conflicting opinions and interests. The article also highlights the need for a resolution to be reached quickly to avoid further distraction from the upcoming PGA Championship and the overall negative impact on the sport.