Court rules golf tour organisers can sue Saudi sovereign fund

PGA Tour and Saudi-sponsored rival pursue dueling lawsuits in US court


A US court in California ruled on February 23 that the PGA Tour, the US golf tournament organiser, can sue the Saudi sovereign wealth fund and its governor.

The PGA Tour claims that the Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), which is funding the rival Liv tour, is trying to poach its contracted players.

US district judge Beth Labson Freeman also declined to postpone the January 2024 trial date, though this may still be delayed.

The same court had previously ruled that the PGA Tour could file a

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