Chase For That Kind Of Money

Larry Bohannan in the Desert Sun:

But as the current negotiations drag on, and as players such as ABC and USA walk away, the questions of how the tour is dealing with the networks and sponsors grow. The final six or so weeks of the 2007 season are being sacrificed to cable to avoid the NFL.

If the tour is negotiating to maintain current revenue levels, it's now clear that won't work. If in the chase for that kind of money the tour is alienating sponsors, television networks and even its individual tournaments, the tour might be doing a remarkable disservice to the fans and the game.