Sports journalists play a major role in the growth of sport by sharing information with fans around the globe. It is common for sports journalists to release early news about massive contracts, trades and other happenings in football. This helps fans stay up to date with their favorite sport.
Adam Schefter is a US sports journalist and writer who excels in the context of the National Football League. The 56-year old has worked at several large houses, and is now employed as an Insider by NFL since 2009 He is always aware of the latest happenings in football and posts them on his social media.
Schefter, who has over 10 million followers on Twitter, took a break from his primary focus, the NFL, in order to give an update about the biggest thing happening in the golf world. After months of legal tussles and feuds, the US-backed PGA Tour has announced that it will merge with the Saudi Public Investment Fund backed LIV Golf.
Adam Schefter tweeted , “PGA Tour agreed to merge its Saudi-backed competitor LIV Golf today. However the tweet didn’t land well with football fans who wanted Schefter stick to football-related stories and not divert from golf. His followers responded to the tweet with a barrage mean comments. The tweet has received 1.1k retweets, and over 4 million views.
Below are some of the harshest comments directed at Adam Schefter.
The LIV has been criticized for poaching golfers over the past year. This is all about to change after this announcement. However, there hasn’t been any concrete information released regarding the changes that will be made in the current golfing scene.
This will also bode well for golfers who wish to compete in more traditional tournaments, such as the Ryder Cup scheduled for September of this year.