Controversial LIV Golf Tour Visits Illinois
Professional golf is making another stop in Chicagoland, but it’s not the PGA adding to its calendar. The new LIV Golf Invitational Series is set to host a tournament Sept.16-18 at the Rich Harvest Farms golf course and country club in the western suburb of Sugar Grove near Aurora, Ill. The tournament is surrounded by some controversies — it has prompted pushback from human rights groups and critics, saying the tournament is covering Saudi Arabia’s shoddy human rights record.
To discuss the LIV golf tournament’s upcoming visit to Illinois and the controversy surrounding it is a senior reporter at the Chicago Tribune.
Senior Reporter, Chicago Tribune