How to watch the LIV Golf Invitational Series and what you need to know

The first LIV Golf tournament begins Thursday at Centurion Club outside London. (Paul Childs/Action Images Via Reuters)

After months of controversy, the LIV Golf Invitational Series began Thursday outside London with its first tournament. Here’s everything you need to know about the new competitor to the PGA Tour.

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