LIV Golf Series: DeChambeau wants people to see ‘good’ Saudis are doing

LIV Golf Series: DeChambeau wants people to see ‘good’ Saudis are doing

LIV Golf Series: DeChambeau wants people to see ‘good’ Saudis are doing

  • League criticised over backers’ human rights abuses
  • Matthew Wolff acknowledges that ‘it’s a money thing’

Bryson DeChambeau, one of the latest golfers to join the LIV Golf Series, wants people look to beyond Saudi Arabia’s human rights abuses and see the “good” the league can do.

Golfers such as DeChambeau and Phil Mickelson who have chosen to join the breakaway league have received criticism because of the human rights abuses carried out by the Saudi regime. In the US, the famed sportscaster Bob Costas offered a withering assessment of the LIV Series. “This is Saudi blood money,” he said last week. “We know all we need to know about the royal family and what they have done. It’s not just [Jamal] Khashoggi, it’s not just the ongoing oppression of women and gays, they’re directly or indirectly tied – according to US and British intelligence – to the 9/11 event.”

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