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Explainer: Saudi-funded LIV Golf’s legal battle with PGA

LIV Golf is accused of tracking 9/11 victims who have been protesting the breakaway league. The leader of 9/11 Justice called the accusation “bone-chilling,” and LIV has yet to comment.
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LIV Golf’s legal fight with the PGA Tour is heating up again, this time with an accusation that the Saudi-funded league is gathering intelligence on the victims of the September 11 attacks. 

What happened: Last August, a group of LIV Golf players sued the PGA Tour for suspending them. The players were suspended after signing on to participate in LIV’s rival golf competition, which is backed by the Saudi Public Investment Fund. 

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