LIV golfers criticised by 9/11 survivors’ group over staging of New Jersey event

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  • Trump course ‘worst place on the planet’ for Saudi-backed tour
  • New Jersey lost nearly 750 residents in September 11 attacks

The head of a group representing families affected by the 9/11 terror attacks has castigated the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf Series for staging the tournament at Bedminster in New Jersey this week. Terry Strada, the national chair of 9/11 Families United, believes the venue is the “worst place on the planet” for event three of the lucrative rebel tour.

On Tuesday morning Strada will front a media conference close to Bedminster, owned by the former US president Donald Trump. There, 9/11 Families United will publicise documents they believe prove Saudi involvement in the attacks on the World Trade Center. Saudi Arabia has always categorically denied being complicit in 9/11. “The players need to see this and the White House needs to pay attention as well,” said Strada, whose husband Tom was among the almost 3,000 people killed in the 2001 atrocity.

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Written by Ewan Murray
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