"Pretty obvious one" Max Homa reveals what must stop happening on PGA Tour

PGA Tour star Max Homa believes too much information is being handed out on the business side of the game.

Max Homa feels sorry for golf fans right now
Max Homa feels sorry for golf fans right now

PGA Tour star Max Homa believes golf fans must be 'exhausted' with all the business chat surrounding the circuit on the eve of this week's US PGA at Valhalla. 

Homa, 33, spoke at length about the current running of the PGA Tour to reporters ahead of the second major of the season in Louisville. 

The American's comments came just hours after a huge bombshell was dropped on the PGA Tour.

As it stands, the PGA Tour continues to thrash out its framework agreement with LIV Golf's bankrollers, the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF). 

While Homa did not go as far to say whether a deal will eventually happen, he believes the way the PGA Tour is going about things is not the right way in front of the average golf fan. 

Homa believes too much business information has been given away to fans by the PGA Tour, and that has been a bad move. 

Max Homa
Max Homa

One of the PGA Tour's biggest mistakes, in the eyes of Homa, has been revealing which players are even part of its policy board and trying to work with PIF to help get a deal over the line.

Homa feels that is a 'pretty obvious one' and such information should not have been disclosed to PGA Tour fans. 

Rory McIlroy was controversially rejected a return to the policy board earlier this month.

Tiger Woods, Patrick Cantlay and Jordan Spieth reportedly all voted against his return, while Peter Malnati and Adam Scott voted in his favour. 

Webb Simpson is the sixth player director on the policy board. 


Homa said: 

"So I think it's been, it's very troubling. I don't like where it's going. It's got to be exhausting to be a casual golf fan at this point in time. I don't know why you would want to hear about the business side of this game. 

"As a fan of other sports, I do not care about the business side of what the Lakers and Dodgers are doing. So, yeah, it is troubling, however, it's just difficult because we come here and yesterday was slam packed and it was awesome and everyone just seems like in such a good -- in such good spirits to just see us playing a somewhat meaningless practice round to their point of view. 

"So it's tough to kind of completely figure out. I hope at some point soon we can just get back to entertaining people and playing golf and seeing who shoots the lowest score and not talking about what our Player Advisory Council is going to do and who -- the fans of golf should not know who is on the board. Like that just seems like a pretty obvious one. So that would be the goal going forward.

"So I think, you know, in some positive light as a fan of just the game of golf, the benefit is golf is thriving. That's cool. Men's professional golf might be in a weird spot, so hopefully we can continue to get more people to play golf and then once everybody can get this thing figured out hopefully we get those people playing golf to also enjoy watching a little bit of golf. We have a lot going on here, but hopefully at some point everybody can find the plot again."

What do you make of Homa's quotes about the PGA Tour? Are you exhausted with the ongoing framework agreement deal with PIF and all the business chat surrounding the circuit? Share your thoughts and comments over on the GolfMagic social media channels.

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