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LIV Golf Cash Grab Enrages Fallon Smart Dad Seth Smart

LIV Golf Cash Grab Enrages Fallon Smart Dad Seth Smart

PORTLAND, Oregon—An upcoming golf tournament backed by Saudi Arabian cash and set to tee off Thursday at an Oregon golf course has roiled local politicians, golfers, and the general public. But the pain of the nascent spectacle is unique for the family of 15-year-old Fallon Smart. In August 2016, the high-school student was crossing the …

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LIV Golf: PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural event

LIV Golf: PGA Tour officially suspends golfers participating in inaugural event

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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What we know and still don’t know about LIV Golf, the challenging circuit the PGA Tour

What we know and still don’t know about LIV Golf, the challenging circuit the PGA Tour

Another major champion, Brooks Koepka, is defecting from the PGA Tour to the new LIV Golf Invitational Series. Also, sources confirmed to ESPN, that Abraham Ancer, the 20th-ranked player in the world, will be leaving the PGA Tour and joining LIV Golf. Koepka, who last week at the US Open complained that the conversation about …

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Greg Cote: ‘Black cloud’ over US Open is golf’s civil war in a time of revolution for sports overall |  Sports

Greg Cote: ‘Black cloud’ over US Open is golf’s civil war in a time of revolution for sports overall | Sports

Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick, who is 27 but would still get carded in a pub, hit the shot of his life from the 18th fairway Sunday and minutes later was hugging his mum and dad — the US Open victory his in Brookline, Massachusetts. His first major win was also his first professional win on American …

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Saudi Arabia sets its sights on hosting women’s tennis tour with WTA

Saudi Arabia sets its sights on hosting women’s tennis tour with WTA

Saudi Arabia is plotting to make a major push into tennis by trying to entice a women’s tour event to their country, Telegraph Sport can reveal. It follows the controversial £2 billion launch of the breakaway LIV golf series as well as investments into football and Formula One as part of their “sport-washing” ploy to …

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