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LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman visits Capitol Hill as the Saudi-backed league battles the PGA Tour

LIV CEO and commissioner Greg Norman watches play on the third hole during the final round of the LIV Golf Invitational Series Chicago at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Brian Spurlock | Icon Sportswire | Getty Images LIV Golf CEO Greg Norman will be visiting Capitol Hill this week to meet with members […]

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Australia will not block Saudi-backed LIV Series players from competing at home

Cameron Smith looms as the next high-profile golfer to make the jump to the LIV Golf Invitational Series with his native country hoping its biggest names can return home to give the local tour a boost Last Updated: 12/08/22 8:21am Cameron Smith looms as the next high-profile golfer to make the jump to the LIV […]

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Trump in 2024: Eric Trump teases dad’s third election run with golf bag at Saudi-backed tour event

A detailed view of a golf bag belonging to Eric Trump reads “Trump 2024” as seen during the pro-am prior to the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster on July 28, 2022 in Bedminster, New Jersey. Jonathan Ferrey | LIV Golf | Getty Images Eric Trump is more than ready […]

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Controversial Saudi-backed golf tournament to begin Friday at Trump golf course

Starting Friday, Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster will host the third event for LIV Golf, the new Saudi-backed professional circuit that has rocked the sport’s main professional organizer, the PGA Tour, by pulling away big-name golfers with larger, guaranteed paydays. In the run-up to this weekend’s tournament, Trump has promoted the event in interviews […]

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Saudi-backed LIV Golf envisions franchises in its future, executive says

BEDMINSTER, N.J. – LIV Golf is just three tournaments in, but the Saudi-backed upstart league is already thinking big about its future. In an interview with CNBC, LIV Golf Investments President and COO Atul Khosla said the future of LIV Golf is teams and creating franchises that can one day be sold. The organization is […]

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LIV Golf Invitational Series: Why players are taking ‘colossal’ money to join Saudi-backed circuit

Paul McGinley Golf Columnist Paul Casey became the latest former Ryder Cup player to join the LIV Golf Invitational Series this week; Paul McGinley reflects on the impact the Saudi-funded circuit is having on the global game and explains further possible changes within the sport going forward. Last Updated: 04/07/22 6:53am Please use Chrome browser […]

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Report: Brooks Koepka to join Saudi-backed LIV Golf series

Four-time major winner Brooks Koepka will join Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Bryson Dechambeau and Abraham Ancer on the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series. CROMWELL, Conn. — The Saudi-backed LIV Golf series that has been plucking away at PGA Tour players has one of their biggest fish yet in four-time major champion Brooks Koepka, according to reports […]

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US Open: What have the players said this week about the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series?

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen believes that the PGA Tour and LIV Golf Series can coexist but says he is grateful to the PGA Tour for his career up until now. 2010 Open Champion Louis Oosthuizen believes that the PGA Tour and LIV Golf Series […]

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LIV Golf Invitational Series: Gary Player believes there is room for PGA Tour and Saudi-backed circuit

Charl Schwartzel won the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series event in Hertfordshire; 17 PGA Tour members are suspended for playing at the Centurion Club, while Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reed and Pat Perez have since switched to the Saudi-backed circuit Last Updated: 11/06/22 10:44pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Nine-time major […]

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Saudi-backed golf tour lures PGA pros, but backlash lands them in the rough | CBC News

The world of professional golf is embroiled in a very messy, very public divorce with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake. Thursday in London, 17 of the world’s top golfers, including Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson, teed off in the first event on the new Saudi-sponsored LIV Golf tour. Even though 10 of the […]