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First Australian event, Adelaide, Grange Golf Club, Victoria rejects LIV, sandbelt, Daniel Andrews

Adelaide is looming as the host of a LIV Golf event after Victoria knocked back an approach from the Saudi-backed venture to play on the world-class sandbelt, reports The Age.

The controversial tour is keen to host an Australian event, especially after the signing of Cam Smith, and was previously rejected by Royal Sydney.

Now it has been reported LIV executives toured Victorian courses including The Dunes while contacting Kingston Heath and Peninsula Kingswood about hosting events there.

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However the Victorian state government is said to be uninterested in working with LIV, with premier Dan Andrews favouring the US PGA Tour and Australian PGA.

Andrews, a big golf fan, has a relationship with US PGA commissioner Jay Monahan, after the state struck the 2019 deal to host the Presidents…

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