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Golf commentator who criticized Saudi-backed LIV Golf sued for defamation

The Golf Channel’s Brandel Chamblee has been one of the most virulent critics of LIV Golf and is now being sued by Patrick Reed, who plays for the breakaway tour.
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A golf journalist who is critical of the Saudi-funded LIV Golf league has been sued in a US court. 

American golfer Patrick Reed filed a defamation lawsuit against Golf Channel and its commentator Brandel Chamblee. The complaint was filed in a court in the US state of Texas, where Reed is from, the US sports news outlet ESPN reported yesterday. 

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