Why is LIV Golf controversial?

Some oppose LIV Golf because it challenges the norm that has existed and supported many players and staff for many years, notably the USPGA and European Tours. The second concern that's raised most often is the funding being from Saudi Arabia.

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People around the globe will have different positions regarding LIV Golf, demonstrated most notably by the professional golfers who have chosen to join compared to those who have vocally opposed the new league.

In addition to the issues of tour support and financing other considerations for some include:

  • the inclusion of two Trump courses in their schedule
  • the concept that professional golfers are 'free agents' and should be allowed to ply their trade where they choose without fear or favor
  • the threat from the major tours to ban, temporarily or for life, those players that participate in competing LIV Golf events.

Where do you stand?

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