The New York Times reports:
Former President Donald J. Trump’s golf courses will host three tournaments this year for the breakaway league that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is underwriting, deepening the financial ties between a candidate for the White House and top officials in Riyadh.
LIV Golf, which in the past year has cast men’s professional golf into turmoil as it lured players away from the PGA Tour, said on Monday that it would travel to Trump courses in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia during this year’s 14-stop season.
Long before Monday’s announcement, the Trump family was closely entangled with the wealth fund, which Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman oversees. Formally known as the Public Investment Fund, the sovereign wealth fund has agreed to invest $2 billion in a firm controlled by Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law.
Read the full article. A Saudi tournament hosted last year by Trump’s Bronx golf course spawned loud protests from 9/11 families.
Donald Trump’s golf courses will host three tournaments this year for LIV Golf, the breakaway league funded by Saudi Arabia, deepening the financial ties between a candidate for the White House and top officials in Riyadh.https://t.co/UnDxCdVNS5
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 30, 2023