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Golf followers pile on Chris DiMarco amid grasping, ludicrous PGA Tour Champions take

Chris DiMarco, a three-time PGA Tour winner, recently joined the Subpar podcast with Colt Knost and Drew Stoltz. While on the show, DiMarco expressed his displeasure with the amount of money players on the PGA Tour Champions make, calling it a “joke.” “We’re kind of hoping that LIV buys the Champions Tour,” DiMarco said with

Golf followers pile on Chris DiMarco amid grasping, ludicrous PGA Tour Champions take

Chris DiMarco, a three-time PGA Tour winner, not too long ago joined the Subpar podcast with Colt Knost and Drew Stoltz.

Whereas on the present, DiMarco expressed his displeasure with the sum of money gamers on the PGA Tour Champions make, calling it a “joke.”

“We’re type of hoping that LIV buys the Champions Tour,” DiMarco mentioned with a snicker.

“Let’s play for slightly actual cash out right here. I imply, that is type of a joke once we’re getting $2 million. There have been like seven guys final week from TPC [Sawgrass] that made more cash than our purses.”

With the emergence of LIV, followers have been turned off by the sum of money being infused into the game.

So when a participant who has made more than $22 million to play golf throughout his profession cries for extra, protected to say it didn’t go over effectively with followers.

That does not seem to be a lot for a champion tbh

— orbem tsurt (@dvk415) March 28, 2024

That’s why YouTubers are rising within the golf content material, it’s enjoyable, relaxed they usually aren’t whining about not making more cash. At the least different professional athletes are admitting that’s it’s bought cash.

— Invoice Ranson, PGA (@BillRansonGolf) March 27, 2024

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Most individuals would dream of constructing that type of cash over their profession. And he made it hitting a golf ball. BFD. Sorry, however greed appears to be the king of professional golf now on the prime stage and at a sure level the common golfer will tire of it and switch it off.

— J LEW (@JLew820) March 27, 2024

Want I may solely golf for a dwelling for a paltry $2 million a yr. In all probability payouts should do extra with scores and TV income. LIV compelled the PGA Tour to extend their payouts, possibly they should begin a LIV champions tour.

— DAVE (@DAVE53567718) March 28, 2024

Because the final fan identified, there may be far much less viewership for the Champions Tour. Which means there may be far much less advert income, and fewer cash to be distributed to gamers. It’s fairly easy actually.

It’s unclear whether or not DiMarco was severe in regards to the LIV side. He does nonetheless sound as if he’s bitter in regards to the purse sizes on the senior circuit. However that simply comes throughout grasping and tone deaf.

Golf influencer Paige Spiranac threw DiMarco under the bus on social media, pointing to the identical factor many followers really feel. The dialog round golfers and cash has turn out to be an issue and if one thing doesn’t change, may harm the underside line of the game total.

Kendall Capps is the Senior Editor of SB Nation’s Taking part in By way of. For extra golf protection, observe us @_PlayingThrough on all main social media platforms.

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