Posted by on April 25, 2019 11:09 am
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https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2019/apr/25/carly-booth-golf-saudi-arabia-criticism-sponsor-deal

• Social media posts announcing the deal now deleted
• Anya Alvarez says post ‘lacks total awareness’

The Scottish golfer Carly Booth has suffered an online backlash after announcing a sponsorship deal with Golf Saudi in social media posts that were subsequently deleted.

In posts on Twitter and Instagram, Booth wrote: “I am honoured to represent @Golf_Saudi as they acknowledge that women in sport is of paramount importance. Although culturally they are in a different place to some countries, they are doing everything they can to introduce girls and women into sport and lead healthy lifestyles.”

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