'They paid me a lot of money': David Feherty opens up about why he joined LIV Golf

USA Today

By Cameron Jourdan
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Picture Courtesy: USA Today

David Feherty is not one to mince words. And he didn’t hold back when explaining why he left NBC/Golf Channel to go to be LIV Golf’s biggest broadcaster.

“Money,” Feherty told the Toledo Blade. “People don’t talk about it. I hear, ‘Well, it’s to grow the game.’ (Expletive) they paid me a lot of money.”

The LIV Golf Invitational Series is still without a television partner, but Feherty’s move gave the Greg Norman-led, Saudi Arabia-funded upstart circuit a known name on its broadcast team. He made his debut two weeks ago at LIV Bedminster.

Feherty, 63, gave the answer during a fundraiser event in Toledo, Ohio, with former NBC colleague Gary Koch. It brought raucous cheering from the crowd.

He mentioned there were three main reasons for the switch. Money was one. The chance to be a lead analyst was another. Then this.

Publish : 2022-08-11 07:02:00

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