PGA Tour left to fend off Saudi ‘attacks’ by US government - Monahan

The PGA Tour commissioner says the tour met with several members of congress in an attempt to keep full US control of the game

Jay Monahan, PGA Tour commissioner: “We were largely left on our own to fend off the attacks, ostensibly due to the United States’ complex geopolitical alliance with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.” Picture: Getty

Jay Monahan, the PGA Tour commissioner, has accused the United States government of leaving the tour to fend for itself as it faced “attacks” from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, according to reports.

It follows the announcement of a shock merger between the PGA Tour and Saudi rivals LIV Golf last week.

In a letter seen by Politico, a Washington based newspaper, Monahan says that the tour met with several members of congress to discuss ...