In the big picture, the most important thing to happen in golf last week was Linn Grant winning the Scandinavian Mixed event. We at least talked about that a bit before getting completely derailed – like everybody else – by LIV Golf and the turmoil at the top of the men's professional game.

Links mentioned on this episode:

Linn Grant’s win in the Scandinavian Mixed
https://www.golfaustralia.com.au/news/grant-claims-historic-scandinavian-mixed-win-581253

Ben Coley for Sporting Life on LIV event:
https://www.sportinglife.com/golf/news/liv-golf-invitational-at-centurion-ben-coley-reflections-on-saudi-arabia-backed-golf-tournament/201425

Brian Wacker in New York Post writing about the 9/11 survivors criticism of the LIV players
https://nypost.com/2022/06/11/phil-mickelson-other-liv-golf-players-ripped-by-9-11-group/

Barney Ronay in The Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/sport/blog/2022/jun/11/in-their-naked-self-interest-liv-golfers-are-being-refreshingly-true-to-the-sports-roots?CMP=share_btn_tw

John Huggan’s game report
https://www.golfdigest.com/story/charl-scwhartzel-wins-4-million-dollars-in-inaugural-liv-golf-invititational

Beth Ann Nichols for Golf Week views the LIV Golf news through the lens of Women’s golf
https://golfweek.usatoday.com/2022/06/10/liv-golf-series-threatens-mens-game-is-lpga-vulnerable/

John Huggan’s piece on reaction to the first LIV event
https://www.golfdigest.com/story/liv-golf-official-ron-cross-speaks-about-first-week-of-tour-in-london

Alan Shipnuck’s report from the first LIV event
https://firepitcollective.com/for-the-love-of-money/

Interesting perspective from Lying Four (Will Bardwell)
https://www.lyingfour.com/conversations-blog/2022/6/11/liv-golf-is-the-nwo

Derek Duncan’s “Every hole at The Country Club”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9e_CnoWUYg

Fried Egg’s guide to The Country Club
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PhL63C86ylw&t=460s

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