Euro Tour in talks with UK over taxes

Updated: August 10, 2010, 2:59 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- European Tour officials are in talks with the British government to change tax rules which could deter leading golfers from playing in the Ryder Cup in October.

"These tax rules are discouraging leading sportsmen and sportswomen from competition in Britain," Mitchell Platts, the tour's director of public relations corporate affairs, said Tuesday.

Players competing in the match between Europe and the United States at Celtic Manor, Wales, could be affected by recent rules issued ...

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