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8 Jun, 2022 13:34

How the Saudis sparked ‘golf civil war’

Has the Saudi-backed LIV tour uprooted golf's traditional infrastructure?
How the Saudis sparked ‘golf civil war’

Something of a civil war has been brewing in the world of golf following the introduction of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series to rival the PGA Tour, amid accusations that the money-spinning series which has poached several top players is just the latest high-profile example of sportswashing. 

Several questions remain, though, as to how impactful the new series will be, if it can co-exist with the PGA Tour – or if it will dilute the game by separating a host of the world's top players.