The news just keeps getting worse for LIV Golf when it comes to dealing with the United States Justice Department.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, a public relations firm called Gitcho Goodwin, who is now a former client of LIV, filed as a foreign agent with the U.S. Justice Department. It has been speculated that LIV Golf itself or other firms representing the entity might be required to do the same in the near future.
As a part of the filing process, the Justice Department then asks and looks into similar vendors and businesses, who have worked or are working with LIV Golf which means clients may face further questions, which could expose numerous financial mysteries.
The golf tour is mainly sponsored and funded by the Saudi government and several big-name former PGA golfers have left the tour to join the LIV tour.
Many think this tour is just a way for their country to clean up its image after it was revealed years ago that their government was involved in terrorist acts in addition to several human rights violations. These “sports-swashing” claims are why several current PGA golfers refuse to join the league despite the money.