In Jonathan Swift’s 1729 essay, “A Modest Proposal,” he suggests that – to solve the economic woes of the times – the poorest people in Ireland should simply sell their children to the rich as food. The parody that LIV Golf has been to date makes Swift’s satire look entirely reasonable.
LIV Golf launched on Monday with more player announcements (Phil Mickelson) and continued on Tuesday as claimed he wasn’t smart enough to understand sportswashing, and a general circus broke out at LIV Golf’s biggest stage to date.from the PGA Tour, Talor Gooch
And we haven’t even gotten to the part where Mickelson speaks.
Logos and team names dropped for the 48-golfer league, and both look as if they were conceived in an art contest for the children of the league’s participants. Majesticks, 4Aces, Fireballs and Iron Heads are just a few of the 12 club names, and you can see the team logos below. All the money and most of the time in the world, and this is what we get.
Unfortunately for LIV Golf, it is emblematic of how the last six months have played out.