Breaking up is hard to do, even in golf. From husbands and wives to players and caddies to players and putters, we revisit the highest-profile splits in golf
Arnold Palmer

PGA of America-PGA Tour

Sometimes a split really is best for both sides. With TV revenue coming in for broadcasting golf thanks to stars like Arnold Palmer, touring pros wanted to see the money used to increase tournament purses. They broke away in 1969 to form what eventually would become the PGA Tour, but it wasn't all bad for those club professionals left behind. They now could compete among themselves on the local level and they still ran two of the biggest events in the game: the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup.
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