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9/11 victims protest Saudi-funded LIV Golf event at Trump course

LIV Golf, which is backed by Crown Prince Salman’s Public Investment Fund, is gaining serious momentum in the golf world. But victims of September 11 oppose the league due to the Saudi government’s alleged role in the attacks.
Former US President Donald Trump talks to Bryson DeChambeau of Crushers GC and Dustin Johnson of 4 Aces GC walk from the 14th green to the 15th tee during the pro-am prior to the LIV Golf Invitational at the Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey, July 28, 2022.

LIV Golf is coming to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, today, which is just about an hour west of New York City. The Saudi sovereign wealth fund-backed league continues to take the golf world by storm, landing American golf superstar Bubba Watson this week. 

But victims of the Sept. 11 attacks and their families are protesting the league’s event due to the Saudi government’s alleged connection to the tragedy. Tim Frolich, who survived the attack in 2001, said that golfers should consider this before taking LIV Golf’s huge payouts. 

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