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At Senate hearing, PGA Tour-Saudi emails show origins of LIV deal

Posted on AllSides July 11th, 2023
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Sports, Golf, US Senate, PGA, LIV
Montana Pritchard/LIV Golf via AP

As they charged toward a shocking partnership, the PGA Tour and the Saudi Public Investment Fund discussed a variety of dramatic measures that would significantly alter the landscape of professional golf, according to a trove of documents released by a Senate investigative subcommittee during Tuesday’s hearing on the proposed deal.

Among the proposals that were floated: a global “World Golf Series” team event that would conclude in Saudi Arabia; LIV Golf continuing to operate as an independent tour with its schedule confined to the fall season; Greg Norman being sidelined and...

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