LIV Golf adds 3 tournaments, including Dove Mountain in Arizona

LIV Golf adds 3 tournaments, including Dove Mountain in Arizona

LIV Golfing extra 3 additional tournaments to its 2023 plan on Wednesday, two of them at classes and marketplaces where the PGA Tour no longer performs and a third on an Oklahoma program that earlier held an LPGA Tour occasion.

The Saudi-funded rival league now has announced seven areas for its 14-event routine following year.

LIV said it would go to The Gallery at Dove Mountain in the superior desert north of Tucson, Arizona, where by the Accenture Match Enjoy Championship was held in 2007 and 2008 in advance of transferring to a various system at Dove Mountain.

Henrik Stenson, now element of the LIV roster, received the inaugural year in 2007 and Tiger Woods received in 2008 prior to the match still left for a Jack Nicklaus design and style.

Also on the schedule is the Old White study course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia, which held a PGA Tour function from 2010 to 2019 until finally it was moved to the slide and soon thereafter ended its agreement. It will be performed Aug. 4-6.

Phil Mickelson, a chief recruiter for LIV Golfing, and Bubba Watson have had property at The Greenbrier. The previous two winners at The Greenbrier, Joaquin Niemann in 2019 and Kevin Na in 2018, are not component of LIV Golfing.

Cedar Ridge in the suburbs of Tulsa, Oklahoma, will host a LIV Golf function on May 12-14, the identical 7 days the PGA Tour is about five several hours absent in the Dallas location for the AT&T Byron Nelson.

That will give Tulsa three tournaments in a few decades — the Senior PGA Championship in 2021 and the PGA Championship this yr, the two at Southern Hills. Cedar Ridge, really regarded in the condition, experienced the 1983 U.S. Women’s Open up won by Jan Stephenson, and an LPGA Tour celebration from 2004 to 2009.

LIV Golf previously declared tournaments at Mayakoba (Feb. 24-26), which for much more than a decade was an more and more well-known PGA Tour end for the fall The Grange in Adelaide, Australia (April 21-23) Singapore (April 28-30) and Valderrama in Spain (June 30-July 2), prolonged a European tour quit.

The PGA Tour has revamped its agenda to offer you $20 million purses at “elevated functions,” and LIV Golfing has stayed away from these in selecting its dates.

Mayakoba will be reverse the Honda Traditional, when the Arizona event will be reverse the Valspar Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida. The Greenbrier will be the very same 7 days as the Wyndham Championship, the closing frequent-time function on the PGA Tour.

LIV Golfing claimed its 48-gentleman league (12 groups with four players) will be announced in 2023, when the full prize fund will be $405 million.

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