17 players from PGA reportedly lured for golf tournament

PGA Tour Pivots, Says Players Can Compete in Saudi International - Front  Office Sports

The Super Golf League backed by group of investors from Saudi Arabia, is offering lucrative bonuses and prizes to lure golfers from the sport’s dominant institution, the PGA.

Top players including Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka have reportedly received offers of $30 million to $50 million to join the league.

Bryson DeChambeau denied reports of a $135 million offer from the Super Golf League despite he and Phil Mickelson rumored to be leaving the PGA Tour.

Investors backing the project are reportedly willing to spend up to $2 billion to draw in top players.

The new Super Golf League could start as early as June.

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