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LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first tournament in US

LIV Golf receiving pushback in Oregon ahead of first tournament in US

Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf is getting a chilly reception in Oregon, its first stop in the United States.  This coming week, the series, which is paying enormous signing fees for players such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson, descends on Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in tiny North Plains, nestled in the rolling hills west of …

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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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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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