‘We’re in a great position’: Tiger Woods claims PGA Tour doesn’t need PIF cash

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  • Woods joins Jordan Spieth in casting doubt on PIF deal
  • Strategic Sports Group has ‘great leaders’ and ‘amazing brains’

Tiger Woods has become the latest golfer to fire a warning to Saudi Arabia that the PGA Tour is no longer reliant on investment from its Public Investment Fund. The split in top-level golf, between those operating on the PGA Tour and those who perform on the Saudi-backed LIV circuit, appears no closer to being repaired.

The PGA Tour announced recently that it had agreed a $3bn (£2.39bn) deal with Strategic Sports Group (SSG), a consortium led by the Fenway Sports Group. As part of that, players such as Woods will be afforded huge levels of equity.

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Written by Ewan Murray
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2024/feb/14/were-in-a-great-position-tiger-woods-claims-pga-tour-doesnt-need-pif-cash under the title “‘We’re in a great position’: Tiger Woods claims PGA Tour doesn’t need PIF cash”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.