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The PGA + LIV Merger Shocks the World and Dylan Wu

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The golf world was shocked when the PGA TOUR and the PIF announced the merger of the men's golfing tours, and PGA TOUR golfer Dylan Wu comes on the podcast to share his insight and what happened in the player's meeting with Jay Monahan. Hosted by Alex Lauzon and Michael Russell.

  • News nobody saw coming shocked the world on Tuesday as Jay Monahan and Yassir Al-Rumayyanto announced a merging of the PGA TOUR, DP World Tour, and PIF's golf investments, including LIV Golf. Alex and Michael break down what this all means (1:41).
  • The RBC Canadian Open tried to overtake the news from earlier in the week, and Nick Taylor's 72 foot putt to win the Open for Canada for the first time in 69 years was awfully good (5:39).
  • The LPGA saw a major champion return to the winner's circle in Ashleigh Buhai (10:22).
  • The PGA TOUR now heads to LA Country Club for the US Open, where all the top golfers are there and the Californians may have the advantage (11:30).
  • In Tuned In, Michael shares a puppy update, while Alex is watching a former podcast guest and country music star take America's Got Talent by storm (14:39).
  • Alex chats with PGA TOUR golfer Dylan Wu, who returns to the podcast to share his feelings on the PGA & LIV merger, what it was like in the player's meeting at the RBC Canadian Open, and more. Plus, Dylan let's us know what it was liking during golf's longest day as he qualified for the US Open, and his amazing European honeymoon (17:00).
  • Alex gloats to Michael about the Red Sox beating the Yankees, but the AL East is so good does it even matter (43:47)?
  • The guy's alma mater Quinnipiac Bobcats celebrate their hockey National Championship at the White House (45:13).
  • As the guys #AlwaysEndWithFood, Alex is remembering Michael Jordan's flu game and the pizza that caused it, while Michael is preparing for some good food in Charleston (46:06).

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