In a Wednesday letter to Murray and William Murray Golf — owned by the actor and his brothers — the band’s lawyer, Peter Paterno, accused the corporate and the actor of utilizing the band’s tune “Take heed to the Music” in commercials for the corporate’s “Zero Hucks Given” golf shirts.
“Nevertheless, provided that you have not paid to make use of it, possibly you need to change the corporate title to ‘Zero Bucks Given,'” the letter reads.
The letter goes on to quote the US Copyright Act, and says Murray ought to “already know you possibly can’t use music in advertisements with out paying for it.”
It concludes with: “We would virtually be OK with it if the shirts weren’t so rattling ugly. However it’s what it’s. So within the immortal phrases of Jean Paul Sartre, ‘Au revoir Golfer. Et payez!'”
Invoice Murray’s representatives haven’t but returned CNN’s request for remark.
Murray and his brothers launched their firm in 2017. In keeping with the corporate’s web page, the six brothers all grew up caddying and enjoying golf within the northern suburbs of Chicago and have been inducted into the Caddie Corridor of Fame in 2015.
“William Murray Golf was created on the notion that life and golf do not need to be so severe. Maintain it mild, have enjoyable, and produce character onto the course,” in response to the corporate’s web site.
Invoice Murray famously performed a deranged golf course groundskeeper within the 1980 film, “Caddyshack,” that was co-written by his brother, Brian.