PGA Tour files lawsuit against LIV Golf’s Saudi backers
The PGA Tour He has filed a lawsuit against the governor of LIV Golf.
The case against Saudi Public Investment Fund Yasir Othman Al-Rumayyan was filed Thursday in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York in Manhattan with 50 documents and a proposed order to seek compulsion.
who – which movement to force It would require Al-Rumayyan’s removal as part of another federal lawsuit between the two rounds. It will also require the Public Investment Fund to release the documents to the PGA Tour attorneys.
The PGA Tour filed a counterclaim in response to Antitrust lawsuit filed by LIV Golf Back in September, he claimed that the rival Saudi-backed circuit encouraged its members to “break their tour agreements” and “dispose of the tour’s investment in professional golf development”.
The war of words between golfers continued on both rounds, with Phil Mickelson recently saying the PGA Tour is “Heading down.“
Rory McIlroy Reply by saying “Anyone who takes a logical view of the game” will disagree, however.
Mickelson and three other golfers withdrew from an antitrust case against the PGA Tour last month. That lawsuit originally had 11 plaintiffs, but only three remain.
The US Department of Justice is investigating the PGA Tour’s alleged monopolistic actions, which it has denied, in dealing with LIV.