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LIV Golfers officially begin lawsuit against PGA Tour

Australia’s Matt Jones, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and other LIV Golf players have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report the matter.

The players are challenging their suspensions by the tour for defecting to the Saudi-backed circuit. Three of those in the lawsuit—Talor Gooch, Hudson Swafford and Jones—are attempting to receive a temporary restraining order that would allow them to play in next week’s FedEx Cup Playoffs. All three would have qualified for the tour’s postseason had they not been suspended.

One of the provisions in the PGA Tour Player Handbook and Tournament Regulations is that each PGA Tour member acknowledges the commissioner, the tour’s policy board and the appeals committee have the authority to permanently ban a member from playing in a tour co-sponsored, approved or…

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