Normans new Saudi Arabia-backed golf series to start in England

Prepare for the brand-new golf series have been fronted by NormanGreg Normans Saudi Arabia-backed golf operation has actually announced a brand-new series of tournaments that will start in England with a $25m (₤ 19.1 m) occasion this June.

Regardless of being greatly related to the Super League, Swede Henrik Stenson vowed his loyalty to the status quo by ending up being Europes new Ryder Cup captain earlier today.
” In year one, there will be a max of 48 players on 12 four-man teams and a genuinely worldwide field with golf players invited from all trips worldwide to beta test the brand-new format,” said a statement from the organisers.
” Each occasion will have teams comprised of various players determined by a draft the week of the occasion.”
Norman, primary executive of LIV Golf Investments, stated: “Our occasions are genuinely additive to the world of golf. We have actually done our finest to produce a schedule that allows gamers to play in other places, while still taking part in our occasions.
” I believe players will significantly make progress in accomplishing their right to play where they want. We will help in any way possible and will provide golfers with chances to achieve their complete capacity.”
The PGA and European-based DP World Tours have actually formerly threatened lifetime bans on defectors to the breakaway task. It remains to be seen how they will react to their members taking part in this series.
The opening event will be staged at Centurion Club in Hertfordshire from 9-11 June – the week prior to the US Open and brings a reward fund that tops, by $5m, the record $20m bag at last weeks Players Championship at Sawgrass.
The declaration added: “Total prize purse for the 8 events will reach an unprecedented $255m. The first seven regular season events will bring an overall purse of $25m made up of $20m in private rewards (all players in the field earn a share) and $5m for the leading 3 teams.
” Following the very first seven occasions, a specific champion will be crowned providing a total bag of $30m for the leading 3 individuals of the season. The season-ending 8th event will be a team championship that will supply $50m in overall reward funds.”
The competitions have no cut and will have a shotgun start with all rivals starting their rounds all at once.
LIV Golf Invitational 2022 schedule
June 9 – 11: Centurion Golf Club – London
July 1 – 3: Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club – Portland
July 29 – 31: Trump National Golf Club Bedminster – New Jersey
September 2 – 4: The International – Boston
September 16 – 18: Rich Harvest Farms – Chicago
October 7 – 9: Stonehill Golf Club – Bangkok
October 14 – 16: Royal Greens Golf Club – Jeddah
October 28 – 30: Team Championship

The series will consist of 8 54-hole occasions across Europe, America and Asia.

They will consist of a team element with the series worth a total of $255m from an overall financial investment of $400m.
No gamers have been announced for the LIV Golf International Series however it is being considered the first version of the proposed breakaway Super League.
The controversial task has suffered a variety of setbacks in recent weeks after the similarity Bryson DeChambeau and Dustin Johnson chose to continue their allegiance to the PGA Tour.