PGA and controversial LIV Golf merging, Music festival guide

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Phil Mickelson hits his tee shot on the fifth hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open golf tournament, Jan. 26, 2022, in San Diego. Phil Mickelson, the chief recruiter for a Saudi-funded rival league to the PGA Tour, was the last big name to join the 48-man field for the LIV Golf Invitational that started Friday June 10, 2022 outside London. It will be Mickelson’s first time playing since Feb. 6 at the Saudi International. AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File

We discuss a proposed massive professional golf merger involving the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf tour with a sports law expert from Marquette. Then we get a summer festival primer from a Wisconsin music journalist.

Featured in this Show

  • The legal and ethical questions surrounding LIV Golf merging with PGA Tour

    The PGA Tour announced a merger with its competitor, LIV Golf, which is funded by the Saudi Arabian government. A sports law expert joins us to look at the controversy and legal implications.

  • A beginner's guide to Wisconsin music festivals

    Summer is music festival season in Wisconsin, and it’s not just Summerfest. From Blue Ox in Eau Claire to Country Thunder in Twin Lakes, big names in all genres of music will be playing all over the state. But if you don’t have much experience with music festivals, making a plan can be daunting. We talk to a music writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about how to plan a smooth and fun trip to any Wisconsin music festival, and what you can expect when you get there.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Matt Mitten Guest
  • Piet Levy Guest

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