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SBD/August 20, 2013/Leagues and Governing Bodies
PGA Tour To Broadcast The Barclays Leaderboards On Digital Billboards Across Country
Published August 20, 2013
FOREIGN AFFAIRS: GOLFCHANNEL.com's Rex Hoggard wrote there is an “up side” for both the European and PGA Tours if a "mega-merger occurred." The "financially challenged European Tour would be reinvigorated by the Tour’s deep pockets," and PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem and the Tour would "get a stronger foothold in Asia and a piece of the Ryder Cup, which is jointly owned by the PGA of America and European Tour." But the “down side” of such a move would also be "significant, including a loss of identity for the European circuit and the probability that there would be fewer playing opportunities on both sides of the Atlantic" (GOLFCHANNEL.com, 8/16).