On Thursday set the trial for Jan. 8, 2024. U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman SAN JOSE, Calif. Players from Saudi-funded LIV Golf who have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour will be waiting nearly
16 months for the case to go to trial the judge said she had room on her schedule in late September or early October Depending on whether LIV attorneys proceed with a preliminary injunction.that means PGA Tour players who have been suspended for signing with the rival league could go through another year of not being allowed at
PGA Tour events.in the PGA Tour’s postseason Hudson Swafford and Matt Jones who wanted to compete temporary restraining order sought by Talor Gooch,
freeman was last week denied.on aug 7,2023 LIV attorneys had wanted a trial date arguing the case needed to be expedited it was not reasonable to adequately prepare and noted it coincided with
the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs said by pga tour attorneys .whose testimony likely would be required make it difficult for PGA Tour Commissioner and other executives.July 23, 2023 set by freeman date for summary judgment
,at which point the tour is likely to ask that the case be dismissed.
by 11 players the lawsuit was filed two weeks ago.indicating another might have dropped out of the lawsuit although Carlos Ortiz has asked that his name be removed from
the lawsuit and LIV attorneys indicated it would need discovery material from nine players.