David Feherty

David Feherty Leaves NBC for LIV Golf

Feherty joined NBC in 2015 as a golf analyst and reporter

USA Today

The exodus shocking the golf world continues into the commentator’s booth as David Feherty left NBC to join the LIV Tour.

The news was officially announced on Friday, following much speculation around the move after Feherty spent the Open Championship with NBC.

In the announcement from LIV Golf via Twitter, LIV golf standouts Bryson DeChambeau, Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, Graeme McDowell and Kevin Na all took turns to express their deep excitement to welcome Feherty to the fairway.

Meanwhile, LIV is set to host the third tournament of its inaugural season from July 29 -July 31 at the Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J.

LIV tournaments are not carried on any major channels. Rather, they are available on the league’s personal website and social channels.

Feherty’s playing career began in the mid-1970s and spanned the next two decades. His best finish at a major championship came in 1994 when he came in a tie for fourth at the Open Championship. 

After retiring in 1997, Feherty joined CBS Sports as a golf analyst. He spent the next 19 years there but was no stranger to controversy. He often reached beyond golf, venturing into other entertainment opportunities and openly sharing controversial political opinions. 

In 2015, while rumors swirled that CBS was preparing to let Feherty go, he announced he was joining NBC. The opportunity with NBC gave him the opportunity to try more projects within and beyond golf.

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