PGA Tour, United States Golf Association, PGA of America, & Augusta National Golf Club under investigation in an antitrust probe by the US Department of Justice as the battle with LIV rages on
The Department of Justice’s investigation into American professional golf reportedly includes the United States Golf Association, the PGA Tour, the PGA of America, and the Augusta National Golf Club.
Reports from the Wall Street Journal say the investigation has a broader scope than previously thought, with the DOJ looking into some of the most powerful and important bodies in the sport of golf.
This comes as the PGA Tour is in a heated battle with the Saudi-backed LIV Golf tour for players, money, eyeballs and legitimacy.
LIV has been pursuing their own antitrust lawsuit against the PGA tour in the US District Court for the Northern District of California.
The DOJ is now looking into many of the most important bodies in American golf – including the PGA of America, Augusta National Golf Club, and the PGA Tour in an antitrust investigation
This is a developing story. More to follow.