Tiger Woods denies seeing apparent anti-LIV Golf talking points document from Florida lawsuit

Tiger Woods briefly broke his silence about the PGA Tour’s proposed partnership with the DP World Tour and LIV Golf on Sunday night.

While Woods , and the drama surrounding the surprise merger of sorts, he did deny that he was supposed to make scripted comments against LIV Golf in a players meeting last year.

Documents that are part of a pending antitrust lawsuit brought against the PGA Tour in Florida were made public in recent days, first on Twitter and then . As part of that court filing in the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Palm Beach County, Florida, there were listed talking points that PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan and Woods were supposed to make at a players meeting during the 2022 Travelers Championship.

Among the talking points listed, Woods was apparently supposed to say:

  • “I think that Jay [Monahan] is working his ass off.”

  • “[Monahan] is the right guy for this war. He’s a fighter.”

  • “But this is a dire situation. LIV Golf is trying to take down the PGA Tour and take over golf.”

  • “We have to actively participate in defending the PGA Tour. It’s time to join the fight.”

Woods, however, said on Sunday that he hadn’t seen the document at all before it surfaced on social media. He also said he did not attend the players meeting at TPC River Highlands last year. He did not play in that event, either.

A document part of a lawsuit detailed apparent talking points Tiger Woods, seen here with PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan, was supposed to make against LIV Golf at a players meeting last year (Ben Jared/PGA Tour/Getty Images)

Woods has not spoken further about the partnership between LIV Golf, the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour. The PGA Tour has not commented about the documents and talking points, either.

he underwent in April to address the talus fracture he first sustained in his life-threatening car crash in 2021. He has not played since he withdrew from the Masters, and .

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