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There has been controversy in the world of professional golf over recent months with the emergence of LIV Golf. Funded by Saudi Arabia’s Sovereign Wealth Fund, LIV has undergone criticism for being a tool used to “sportswash” Saudi Arabia’s terrible human rights record and improve the image of the Kingdom. Despite these critiques, LIV has managed to entice ten of the world’s top-fifty golfers by offering hundreds of millions of dollars in guaranteed money.

This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on November 9, 2022. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.