The dissident Saudi-backed LIV Golf League has joined an anti-trust action against the US PGA Championship initiated on August 3 by 11 gamers who had been suspended by the PGA for becoming a member of it.
A revised lawsuit filed Friday in federal courtroom in San Jose, Calif., accuses the PGA of utilizing a monopoly place to droop gamers who determined to hitch the LIV.
Four of the 11 gamers who initially filed the criticism not seem on this revised model. The remaining seven are Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Ian Poulter, Matt Jones, Talor Gooch, Peter Uihlein and Hudson Swafford.
The LIV has additionally joined in by asking for “punitive damages” on the PGA “for flagrant interference” in contracts and labor relations.
Swafford, Gooch and Jones had been additionally denied on enchantment the precise by a US courtroom on August 5 to take part within the last levels of the PGA Tour.
Faced with the offensive of the LIV which provides very excessive endowments, the PGA introduced on Wednesday a rise in its personal endowments for the subsequent season.
But the LIV ought to announce for its half quickly that different gamers have joined it whereas it would arrange tournaments within the coming weeks in Boston and Chicago.