Commentary: Why I am steering clear of LIV Golf tournament

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Chicago Tribune

Should Chicago-area fans of professional golf boycott the Saudi Arabia-funded LIV Golf Invitational being held at Rich Harvest Farms in September? I will be staying away from the tournament in Kane County, especially after seeing family members of people killed on 9/11 stage a protest outside LIV Golf’s tournament venue in New Jersey. The 9/11 Families United protesters objected to a Saudi-sponsored sporting event so close to New York as dishonoring 9/11 victims. Adding to the controversy, the tournament was played on a golf course owned by former President Donald Trump. His promotional commen…

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