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Saudi-linked LIV Series rocks golf to its core as SA's best three jump ship

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South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen
South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen
Aitor Alcalde/LIV Golf/Getty Images

South Africa's top golfers - Louis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel and Branden Grace - have resigned from their PGA Tour membership to play in the LIV Golf Invitational Series.

Golf doesn't always occupy the headlines in this country, but the Saudi Arabia-funded initiative - and the near-absurd money accompanying it - has rocked the sport to its core.

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