August 18, 2022

The LIV Golf Worldwide Sequence is just two occasions into its inaugural season, however the Saudi-financed league is already planning on a major enlargement for subsequent yr. The PGA Tour’s new rival introduced Wednesday that it’ll have a 14-tournament schedule with gamers competing for $405 million in prize purses.

The 2022 LIV Golf schedule options eight tournaments and a complete of $255 million up for grabs in whole prize cash. Every LIV Golf area has 48 gamers and 12 groups which can be made up of 4 golfers.

The dimensions of every LIV Golf area will stay the identical in 2023, however there shall be 12 established staff franchises. This yr, completely different groups have been created prior to every match with a draft. 

“LIV Golf’s increasing world platform will add a brand new dimension to the golf ecosystem as we all know it, one that gives a possibility for gamers and followers world wide to assist maximize our beloved sport’s true potential,” mentioned Greg Norman, CEO and Commissioner of LIV Golf. “Our franchise mannequin will convey new power and pleasure to followers from all corners of the world, establishing a league of groups to attach and develop with. The Worldwide Sequence will appeal to new expertise and supply unprecedented pathways that develop the subsequent technology of stars. LIV Golf is dedicated to creating sustainable investments that develop the sport now and for the long run, and we’re proud to show these goals right into a actuality.”

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Some LIV Golf stars have famous that the sunshine schedule is among the the reason why they selected the Saudi-backed league over the PGA Tour. Gamers on the PGA Tour are required to play in 15 tournaments per yr, only one greater than is on the 2023 LIV Golf schedule.

Particular dates and programs for subsequent yr’s LIV Golf schedule have but to be introduced.

LIV Golf has slowly been luring away a number of the greatest names within the sport. Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson and Sergio Garcia have been a part of the tour for the reason that first match. Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau highlighted the debuts at LIV Golf Portland. Former European Ryder Cup Captain Henrik Stenson will compete for LIV Golf for the primary time at Trump Nationwide Golf Membership in Bedminster, New Jersey.

The LIV Golf Invitational Bedminster, the third occasion of the yr, begins on Friday.

American Brooks Koepka made his debut within the Saudi-backed LIV Golf sequence in Oregon Picture: GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA through AFP / Jared C. Tilton

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