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Days After Shocking LIV Golf Betrayal, Former POTUS Donald Trump Wages a Ruthless War Against PGA Leader in 7-Word Statement

Published 10/02/2023, 9:11 AM EDT

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Big golf enthusiast and former American President Donald Trump is known for his affinity for the spotlight. Recently, one of his tweets has gained significant attention. LIV Golf Nation also shared a screenshot of his tweet and commented on how the former President is challenging the PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association) and suggesting they take a different path.

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His elimination from the 2024 LIV calendar has been doing the rounds as well, and this development adds a spark for the fire to start. Trump, who is not one to hold back has gone all at PGA of America CEO Seth Waugh

Donald Trump advocates for a “much better leader”


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LIV Golf Nation reposted a tweet posted by Donald Trump on Sunday afternoon. He praised the 28,000 hard-working golfing professionals of America but criticized Seth Waugh, the CEO of the Professional Golfers’ Association.

He criticized Waugh’s $3 million annual salary and suggested that he could do the job for far less. Additionally, he applauded the “great professionals” who have excelled at golf clubs out of love for the sport rather than monetary gain.


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Furthermore, Trump empathized with these professionals and hinted at initiating a campaign to remove the current PGA CEO from his position in favor of a more cost-effective leader. Talk about going all out!

Donald Trump concluded the tweet by referring to himself as the “favorite president.” This message comes in the wake of Trump’s recent setback following the release of the preliminary 2024 LIV golf schedule.

Donald Trump’s disappointment as His US Golf Courses are excluded from 2024 LIV Golf schedule


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To Donald Trump’s disappointment, several of his courses owned all over the United States of America have reportedly been left out of the preliminary 14-event LIV Golf schedule released for 2024.

Since the beginning of the LIV golf events, Trump courses have hosted five tournaments to date. Donald Trump has also been a vocal and outright supporter of the Saudi-backed golf league. However, the removal of Trump’s golf courses from the 2024 calendar came as a surprise to him. It may be noted the schedule is not final yet and is subject to change.

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It will be interesting to see how he reacts to the bad news. As of now, he has kept mum. Do you think his recent outburst on PGA of America Seth Waugh has something to do with it? Let us know in the comment section below.


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Roshni Yadav is a new golf writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a national level golfer, putting her golf expertise into her writing. Tiger Woods and Adam Scott happen to be her favorites to watch and learn from.
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