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DOJ Probes PGA Tour’s Battle Against New Saudi-Backed Golf League

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  • A new rival Saudi-backed golf league that is luring top U.S. players has caught the eye of the Department of Justice (DOJ).
  • The Department has launched an investigation into the actions the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) has taken against the new LIV Invitational Golf Series, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
  • DOJ is probing whether actions taken by the PGA to prevent players from going to the rival league amount to anti-competitive behavior, a source told the paper.

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