LIV Golf, the controversial Saudi-backed tour that’s rattled the cages of the PGA Tour, has descended upon the New York metropolitan area with its third tournament, this week’s LIV Golf Invitational at Trump Bedminster in New Jersey.
And the topic of money source (the Public Investment Fund, one of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds) and the moral outrage among many people continues to be an issue with the tour and the players who’ve joined it.
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When the human rights atrocities associated with the Saudi government were brought to the players’ attention and they were asked about their thoughts being associated with those elements, Paul Casey defended the Saudis.
“I’ve been to the Kingdom a couple of times, and I’ve seen…