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Tour commish: LIV is an 'irrational threat' to golf

Tour commish: LIV is an ‘irrational threat’ to golf

If there was any doubt about the venom brewing between the PGA Tour and the rival LIV Golf Invitational Series, the latest salvo was delivered by the breakaway circuit on Wednesday. Just as PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan was unveiling increased purses, a revamped schedule and dramatic changes to the FedEx Cup Playoffs, LIV Golf …

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Lawyers suggest PGA Tour bans for Saudi League defectors won’t stand

Lawyers suggest PGA Tour bans for Saudi League defectors won’t stand

The PGA Tour is screwed.  That is the opinion of two prominent lawyers who specialize in noncompete laws to whom The Post spoke on Friday regarding what might become of the battle between the PGA Tour and the players who’ve defected to play in the new Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series if it were to …

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PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural LIV Golf event | CNN

PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural LIV Golf event | CNN

CNN  —  Following the start of the inaugural LIV Golf event near London on Thursday, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan announced that all golfers playing in the breakaway series have been notified that they are suspended and otherwise no longer eligible to participate in PGA Tour tournaments. “As you know, players listed below did not …

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Phil Mickelson grilled as ‘Saudi stooge’ in awkward LIV Golf press conference

Phil Mickelson grilled as ‘Saudi stooge’ in awkward LIV Golf press conference

Phil Mickelson on Wednesday morning London time met with reporters for the first time since his self-imposed exile of nearly four months ahead of this week’s Saudi-backed LIV Golf inaugural tournament, and it was a highly-awkward, uncomfortable affair.  At the center of the grilling was the assassination of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi by the …

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