Ex-PGA Tour Official Loses Appeal To Force Rehiring

Law360, London (April 19, 2021, 6:40 PM BST) -- A London appeals court held on Monday that it would be impractical for the PGA Tour's European arm to rehire a former employee who was unfairly dismissed to head up commercial operations in China as he does not understand Mandarin.

The Court of Appeal agreed that a 2018 employment tribunal decision had erred by ordering PGA European Tour to welcome back former commercial director Scott Kelly after he was let go in a corporate reshuffle.

The judges backed a finding by the European Appeal Tribunal that a lower court had overstepped by ruling that Kelly be reinstated as commercial director in China...

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