Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy embroiled in war with LIV Golf as Saudi-backed tour tries to summon US legend five times

Tiger Woods has been drawn deep into the center of golf’s civil war as he claims the Saudi-backed LIV Golf has failed to serve legal subpoenas against him five times.

And Rory McIlroy was also dragged into the fight by being forced to submit documents to him.


LIV Golf claims it failed to serve five legal subpoenas to Tiger WoodsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Rory McIlroy also rejected advances in Saudi-backed competition


Rory McIlroy also rejected advances in Saudi-backed competitionCredit: Getty

woods And McIlroy is one of the new Tour’s leading critics, endorsing the PGA in its fight against rebel secession.

The US star turned down a well-regarded £650million offer to sign up for Saudi Arabia. McIlroy of Northern Ireland It also rejected LIV advances.

Liv accused of PGA and many “antitrust violations” advocates claiming that the game’s rulers illegally tried to kill any chances of success, demanding huge compensation payments.

And now LIV’s lead attorney, Larry Kleiman, has added fuel to the fire by announcing that legal action has been launched against Woods, McIlroy, and the former US. Ryder Cup skipper Davis Love III.

In a statement issued by Freedom Watch USA out of Palm Beach, Fla., the rebels said Kleiman “tried to serve Tiger Woods on a subpoena for deposition.”

“While two other alleged co-conspirators in this anti-competitive scheme, Rory McIlroy and David Love III, are in prison, Mr. Woods participated in the PGA Tour and was accused of harming LIV. is one of the best players. golf and its players evaded the service of the process. ”

According to an official “affidavit of non-compliance,” LIV’s attorneys made four visits to Woods’ home in Jupiter, Fla. I also called the charity’s headquarters.

I was told that Woods was neither at home nor out of the country, but the summons was not accepted by security.

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Mr Clayman said: Woods, like all parties and agents in this case, will be treated with respect.

“But as of today, Mr. Woods seems to have little respect for our legal right to remove him.

“Accepting services for depositions is common practice, and Mr. Woods, like any other American, sees no reason to continue to refuse service.

“Given his previous experience with the law, this is disappointing.

“As of today, in five attempts by the process server, Mr. Woods has not accepted service himself or had someone else accept service on his behalf.”

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/20960071/tiger-woods-rory-mcilroy-liv-golf-saudi/ Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy embroiled in war with LIV Golf as Saudi-backed tour tries to summon US legend five times

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