Reed originally filed a lawsuit against Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee in August, only to withdraw the lawsuit and refile it in Florida,
adding other defendants such as Shane Bacon, The suit alleged that the defendants "conspired as common tortfeasors for and with the PGA Tour,
its executives, and [Tour Commissioner Jay] Monahan to engage in a pattern and practice of defaming Mr. Reed,
misrepresenting information with actual knowledge of the falsity, and/or reckless disregard of the truth, that is, with actual and constitutional malice,
create hatred and hostile conduct. the work environment for him with the intention of discrediting his name and achievements as a young, elite world-class golfer and the good and caring man,
Although Reed was not named as a defendant, he also took aim at the PGA Tour, alleging that the organization was working with the Golf Channel to target LIV Golf,
The lawsuit said these actions harmed Reed's health and performance. Despite falling outside the top 50 in the Official World Golf Ranking,
suspended after teeing off at the second LIV Golf event at Pumpkin Ridge.
But on Friday, U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan said the lawsuit "failed to inform the defendants.