Breakaway league sets golfers on collision course with DP World Tour

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Members of the DP World Tour who play in the $25m (£19.9m Saudi Arabian-backed event in Hertfordshire in June are likely to face penalties amid a growing sense permission will not be granted to those looking to tee up at the Centurion Club.

DP World – formerly European – Tour players must request a release to participate in the LIV Golf Invitational, which runs from 9 to 11 June. This marks the first independent event fronted by Greg Norman, whose disruption plan for golf – backed by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund – has met with stern resistance from the sport’s biggest tours.

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Written by Ewan Murray
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/apr/27/breakaway-league-sets-golfers-on-collision-course-with-dp-world-tour under the title “Breakaway league sets golfers on collision course with DP World Tour”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.