LIV Golf kicked off its third tournament Thursday at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. While it's clear that LIV is here to stay for a while, the criticism, protests,
and arguments against the Saudi-backed golf league aren't going away either. CEO Greg Norman continues to address these controversies head-on.
When asked about criticism leveled at LIV for taking money from Saudi Arabia, whose human rights record is abysmal,
Norman reiterated his previous remarks that he was not trying to be political.
"We're not a political organization,"
," Norman said.I have also seen first-hand the good that golf can do around the world, and Saudi Arabia is no different.”
At the end of the invitation to this weekend, saying that they are paid with "blood money" to sports Saudi Arabia.
. Norman expressed sympathy to the families but didn't seem to owe them anything to the golfers who make millions from the league.
"My deepest condolences go out to the families of 9/11," While some may disagree, I continue to believe that golf is a force for good around the world, including in Saudi Arabia.