Tickets for the LIV Golf Tour at a Trump Golf Course are sold for as little as $1.
The controversial Saudi-backed event drew light crowds, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Trump has been criticized for hosting the event because of the Arab kingdom’s human rights record.
Tickets for the Saudi-backed LIV golf tournament at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, are selling for as little as $1 as the controversial event doesn’t draw large crowds, a report says .
According to the Wall Street Journal, Saturday tickets sold for as little as $1 on ticket website StubHub, and “light crowds were spread across much of the expansive grounds.”
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman oversees the Saudi sovereign wealth fund, which is funding the event.
Former President Donald Trump has come under fire for holding the event at one of his golf courses in light of allegations of human rights abuses against the Arab kingdom, such as the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The 9/11 Justice group, made up of family members of 9/11 victims, criticized Trump for holding the tournament despite what they describe as “clear” evidence linking Saudi Arabia to the terror attack.
Family members and 9/11 survivors protested near the event on Thursday.
Trump made various remarks to reporters throughout the event, the Wall Street Journal said, including talking about Trump Doral, his Miami property that will host a second LIV event this year.
When asked how much he was paid to work with LIV, Trump said it was “very generous” but added, “I’m not doing this for that,” according to the outlet.
In a video posted to Twitter, a heckler yells at golfer Phil Mickelson as he prepares to play.
“Do it for the Saudi Royal Family!” shouted the heckler, who is part of a comedy duo called The Good Liars known for playing pranks on public figures.
Speaking to reporters at the golf course on Thursday, Trump defended Saudi Arabia and said “nobody got to the bottom of 9/11.”
In its open letter to Trump, the 9/11 Justice group noted that in a 2016 interview, Trump accused Saudi Arabia of being responsible for the attack.
Despite the criticism, Trump attended the event, playing alongside his son Eric and golfers LIV.
He previously told the Wall Street Journal that he thought the tournament had been an “incredible investment” in “Saudi Arabia’s image”.
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