Everything you need to know about Phil Mickelson and the proposed Saudi golf league

Phil Mickelson says he is taking some time away from golf after his comments about a rival golf tour were revealed last week. (Oisin Keniry/Getty Images)

Phil Mickelson’s desire to force change on the PGA Tour by helping create a rival golf league backed by Saudi Arabian money — and his willingness to overlook that country’s human rights record — created a stir last week. Here’s what you need to know about the proposed Saudi venture, Mickelson’s comments and the fallout that has ensued.

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