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Report: Augusta National, USGA and PGA
of America now included in DOJ’s investigation
into golf

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Posted By: earlybird, 10/26/2022 9:17:36 PM

Augusta National, the United States Golf Association and the PGA of America are now included in the Justice Department’s growing antitrust investigation into the PGA Tour, according to The Wall Street Journal. The initial investigation stemmed from the Tour’s feud with the controversial Saudi Arabian-backed LIV Golf, which has prompted lawsuits from each league against one another in a lengthy legal battle. Initially, the DOJ was just looking at the Tour. However, according to The Wall Street Journal, it now includes Augusta National, the USGA and the PGA of America. Augusta National hosts the Masters every year, and is independent from the rest of golf.


Distraction. Garland should be impeached!

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Reply 1 - Posted by: leonardo 10/26/2022 9:26:55 PM (No. 1315207)
Golf but not the Hunter Biden Laptop? Reply edited by Staff. Please do not use all caps so profusely. On the internet, all caps represent shouting. You do not need to shout here.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rich323 10/26/2022 9:28:04 PM (No. 1315208)
But no election fraud or Biden Crime family or other Chinese land grab or illegal Covid virus labs in USA investigations?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Quigley 10/26/2022 9:28:24 PM (No. 1315209)
Arresting golfers is a priority!! One of them shot a birdie! Another was teed off. Garlick marylick will lick them!! What a joke this administration is!! My God!!!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: itsonlyme 10/26/2022 9:39:40 PM (No. 1315214)
Attorney General Merrick "Gestapo" Garland spreads his tentacles.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: JHHolliday 10/26/2022 9:48:27 PM (No. 1315219)
Augusta National of course. Old white guys who didn’t go woke. A little known fact is that the members,,,Clifford Roberts, Bob Jones backed Ike and put him in office. The DOJ looks desperate now. Attack the conservative side and intimidate them anyway you can. Arrest pro-life supporters, raid an ex-President’s home, send armed agents to the homes of anyone who disagrees with the totalitarian narrative. I can see who the 87,000 new IRS agents will be going after. The DOJ is already after Musk because they think he will allow free expression on Twitter. We are in deep s***, folks.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: billsv 10/26/2022 11:04:41 PM (No. 1315263)
What a waste of time considering the more important things listed below and in addition the 255,000 ballots issued in PA without verification of residency, citizenship, etc
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Reply 7 - Posted by: formerNYer 10/26/2022 11:15:17 PM (No. 1315270)
OMG Really? Garland needs to go TOMORROW!!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: davew 10/26/2022 11:21:42 PM (No. 1315276)
I never really understood why the PGA went nuclear on LIV. The golfers have to do all the work, pay for their travel, struggle for years to even qualify to play on the tour, and often never even win one tournament. The PGA people just have to make sure the courses look good on TV and hand out the trophies. Do they really care so much that Khashoggi died while being interrogated by the Saudi goons that they would destroy their own golden goose? Is this just virtue signaling, or do they resent that the Saudi's have enough money to break up their monopoly?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: thefield 10/26/2022 11:40:03 PM (No. 1315286)
No, #7, yesterday
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Peaches 10/27/2022 12:07:41 AM (No. 1315301)
This is getting ridiculous.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Zeek Wolfe 10/27/2022 12:30:02 AM (No. 1315319)
Millionaire Smith versus millionaire Jones, yawn...zzzzzzz.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Italiano 10/27/2022 12:35:23 AM (No. 1315325)
None of those numbnuts could break 120, even playing by Bill Clinton rules. Or mine.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 10/27/2022 5:29:35 AM (No. 1315384)
If it's about golf, it's about Trump.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: 5 handicap 10/27/2022 5:45:21 AM (No. 1315391)
We can safely assume anyone with a modicum of integrity has left the DOJ! Nothing but a loser criminal POS would stomach working for garbage like Garland.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: smokincol 10/27/2022 7:28:49 AM (No. 1315475)
the politicized just-us dept is investigating the PGA and USGA to make sure they are politicized and operating within the limits of the demcommie parameters and standards - God Help Us!! - has garlick merrick got nothing else to do during his occupation of the just-us dept?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: RayLRiv 10/27/2022 12:03:24 PM (No. 1315906)
Leave Augusta alone. Not a member, don't have a snowball's chance in Hades to be extended a membership, enjoy watching the Masters on TV, love the history behind it (Bobby Jones was a member of my fraternity) and frankly don't care about the 'controversies'...just leave it alone...
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