Tiger Woods has been accused of “evading service of process” by a Florida lawyer who is suing the PGA Tour.
It is being claimed that the 15-time major champion has attempted to dodge being deposed by Larry Klayman.
Klayman, who is representing Patrick Reed in his defamation suit against various members of the golf media, is suing the tour for what he calls an “anticompetitive scheme to restrain trade though monopolization, attempted monopolization, group boycotts and other antitrust violations” with the intention of trying to “destroy the new LIV Golf Tour and its players to the detriment of golf fans”.
He claims that the PGA Tour has enlisted the support of several of its “principal players” as part of this “scheme”. Two of those named players, Rory McIlroy and Davis Love III, have been successfully served subpoenas for deposition. However, Woods – according to Klayman – has not.
“Mr. Woods, like all parties and deponents in this case, will be treated with respect,” said Klayman. “However, as of today, it would appear that Mr. Woods has little respect for our legal right to depose him.
“Accepting service for…