Judge: LIV trio barred from PGA playoffs

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) A federal judge in California ruled Tuesday that three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour's postseason.

U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman made her decision in San Jose after attorneys for the sides each spoke for about an hour. Freeman said she didn't consider the golfers faced irreparable harm because of the big money they were guaranteed by joining LIV, a key issue in the case.

"There simply is no irreparable harm in this case," PGA Tour attorney Elliot Peters said.


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