The most powerful man in the world who is neither prince nor president

Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of PIF, lives a gilded lifestyle but the pressure is on him to deliver for Saudi Arabia

Yasir al-Rumayyan, head of PIF was livid when he saw social media posts capturing the party scenes on board the plane Picture: Getty

Pat Perez is a 47-year-old journeyman professional golfer with a mullet haircut that falls from the back of his head like a shower curtain. His only top 10 finish in a major was in the US PGA Championship.

That was almost 20 years ago – in 2005 at Baltusrol. Perez struck gold when he signed up to the breakaway LIV Golf tour in 2022. He said it was like “winning the lottery”, the paydays unimaginable. ...