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PGA Tour, LIV Golf, DP Tour to merge

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Golf: LIV Golf Orlando - First Round

Mar 31, 2023; Orlando, Florida, USA; The LIV logo on display at the entrance before the first round of a LIV Golf event at Orange County National. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

The PGA Tour, DP World Tour and LIV Golf agreed to merge into a single, for-profit entity, the golf conglomerate announced Tuesday.

A transformation of professional golf is the likely outcome given the stakes and personalities involved.

The agreement puts an end to the pending litigation between the legacy tours and the Saudi-backed LIV league that would have gone to court in California next year, and it caps off a saga that caused turmoil in the sport for close to two years.

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund -- which provided LIV with enough money to make star players massive guaranteed offers and pay record tournament purses to lure them away from the PGA Tour -- will make a capital investment into the combined entity as part of the agreement.

PIF governor Yasir Al-Rumayyan will be the chairman of the new entity, and PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan will be its CEO. The PGA Tour will appoint a majority of a new board of directors and hold the majori...

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Terry's Juarez apart of back-to-back SWAC champs

Terry alumna Brandi Juarez is riding high as part of the now two-time defending Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Champion Prairie View A&M University Lady Panthers.

“Reclaiming the SWAC title definitely was one of her best softball experiences,” Juarez said.

“Back-to-back championships is something I will forever cherish,” Juarez said. “The feeling of going undefeated in the tournament and working hard every day with my teammates is a feeling that can’t be beaten. We worked so hard to get in the position we are today, and we deserve it.”

Juarez started at second base for the Lady Panthers, who went 30-20 with a 22-2 record in the conference.

The junior hit .250 with 13 RBIs and a .947 fielding percentage.

PVAMU qualified for the postseason and was eliminated in the double-elimination format in the regional round.

The Lady Panthers suffered a 12-2 loss to LSU followed by a 3-0 loss to the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Juarez pla...

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