Patrick Reed has $750 million lawsuits vs. Golf Channel, Brandel Chamblee, media tossed out by judge

Since joining LIV Golf in 2022, Patrick Reed has filed lawsuits against numerous entities critical of his decision, including the PGA Tour.

Reed and his team filed cases against members of the media, too, namely Brandel Chamblee and Eamon Lynch, who have been critical of LIV Golf and its players.

But these lawsuits, which total $750 million, have been dismissed by U.S. District Judge Timothy Corrigan.

“While Reed may be frustrated at the negative media coverage he receives (some of which seems over the top), under Florida law and the First Amendment, Reed fails to bring actionable defamation claims, and his cases, therefore, must be dismissed,” Corrigan said.


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