Norman reveals $2bn backing for LIV Golf, PGA Tour blocks player participation

LIV Golf Investments chief executive Greg Norman. (Photo by Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images)

Greg Norman has said the breakaway LIV Golf project has secured a total of $2bn (€1.9bn) in funding from its Saudi backers, with a view to creating a 14-tournament global series by 2024.

Opposition to the project from the world's leading golf tour, the PGA Tour, ramped up yesterday as the organisation told players it would not release them to take part in the inaugural LIV Golf event in June.

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