Former US President Donald Trump watched a LIV Golf tournament at his golf course.On 11 November (local time), the former US President was on hand to watch the first round of the 11th edition of the LIV Golf 2023 season ($25 million in prize money) at Trump National Golf Club (par 71-7,562 yards) in Bedminster, New Jersey, USA.LIV Golf is backed by Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and was launched in June last year and has been at odds with the US Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour for about a year, before announcing plans in June this year to fully merge with the PGA Tour .Former President Trump has been supportive of LIV Golf since its inception and held a LIV tournament at Trump National Golf Club in July last year. Visiting his golf course with aide Walt Nauerta, Trump shook hands and chatted with players Phil Mickelson (USA), Louis Oosthuizen (South Africa) and Brooks Koepka (USA).The former president, who is rumoured to be a keen golfer, also attended the US Women’s Open at the course in 2017 when he was president of the United States .Park won the tournament, while Choi Hye-jin, who played as an amateur, was runner-up. Trump, the US Republican presidential frontrunner, was indicted by New York state prosecutors in March for allegedly attempting to pay adult actress Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about a 2016 sexual affair, and by 바카라사이트 federal prosecutors in June for illegally removing and retaining classified documents .Earlier this month, he was indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud, conspiracy to interfere with an election, interference with voting rights and fraud, and it was also reported by local media in the United States that he may be charged with interference in the 2020 presidential election in Georgia .Meanwhile, in the first round of LIV Golf today, Cameron Smith (AUS) leads the field with a five-under-par 66, while Charles Howell III (USA) is in sole possession of second place with a four-under-par 67.Dustin Johnson and Patrick Reed (USA) are tied for third at three under par 68.Mickelson, who was accused of gambling away $100 million the day before, shot a 1-under 70 and is tied for 10th in the 48-player field.

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