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Golfers walk on the 16th hole during the LIV Golf Invitational at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia: Pro Golf Merger “Sportswashes” Abuses

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) and the Professional Golf Association (PGA) have effectively enabled the Saudi government’s efforts to “sportswash” its egregious human rights record through the announced merger of its LIV Golf and the PGA.