LIV Golf schedule; Donald Trump programs disregarded, PGA Tour information, updates, golf information


Golf programs owned by former US President Donald Trump have been left off a preliminary 14-event LIV Golf schedule for 2024, Sports activities Illustrated reported on Tuesday.

Trump, who can be operating for re-election subsequent yr, owns layouts used for LIV occasions this season at suburban Washington and Bedminster, New Jersey, in addition to subsequent month’s Staff Championship at his Doral course in Miami.

The Saudi-backed upstart collection could have hosted 5 occasions on Trump layouts in its first two seasons, with Trump himself typically showing in pro-ams at LIV tournaments and staying for the competitors.

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Most of the occasions additionally introduced protests from households who misplaced family members in September 11, 2001, terrorist assaults sad that a number of the world’s high golfers would compete in Saudi-funded occasions. Fifteen of the 9/11 hijackers had been Saudi nationals.

US stars Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed are amongst those that jumped from the PGA to the upstart collection over file $25 million occasion purses. The PGA Tour banned LIV gamers from occasions however stars of the excursions have battled at main tournaments since.

Trump has been a vocal supporter of LIV Golf, which in June was introduced as a part of a framework settlement for a deliberate merger between its financiers, the Saudi Public Funding Fund, with the PGA Tour and DP World Tour that may finish golf’s civil battle.

Gamers who stayed with the PGA had been sad on the secrecy in talks to make that deal and pushed for Tiger Woods to be added to the PGA Coverage Board. That panel now has a majority of gamers and it should approve any merger deal by the tip of the yr for it to be authorised.

Consequently, the PGA and LIV are making separate plans for 2024 campaigns and LIV seems set to e-book its occasions reverse larger PGA occasions than in previous seasons.

In accordance with Sports activities Illustrated, the 2024 workforce championship is listed as being solely in “South Florida.”

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Confirmed 2024 LIV Golf venues, in keeping with the report, are Mexico’s Mayakoba, anticipated to be the season opener on February 2-4, Spain’s Valderrama and The Greenbrier in West Virginia, the place DeChambeau fired a LIV-record 58 to win final month.

Eight LIV Golf occasions in 2024 could be staged outdoors US borders, together with occasions in Mexico, Spain, Jeddah, Adelaide, Hong Kong, England, Singapore and South Korea.

US occasions would come with Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Dallas and Oklahoma Metropolis plus West Virginia and Florida.

– LIV occasions reverse PGA –

LIV would stage extra occasions round main tournaments, in keeping with the preliminary programme, with the Los Angeles occasion reverse the Memorial hosted by legend Jack Nicklaus subsequent June the week earlier than the US Open at Pinehurst.

LIV’s Oklahoma Metropolis occasion would then be staged the week after the US Open when the PGA performs the Vacationers Championship in Connecticut.

Occasions at Valderrama and England could be performed the weeks earlier than and after subsequent yr’s British Open at Royal Troon.

The Greenbrier occasion could be performed reverse the PGA Tour’s first playoff occasion in Memphis.

LIV’s Mayakoba opener could be reverse the PGA’s Pebble Seaside match. LIV’s Las Vegas match could be reverse the PGA Phoenix Open and the identical weekend that the NFL’s Tremendous Bowl can be performed in Las Vegas.

The season’s closing occasion would possible be performed subsequent September within the week forward of the Presidents Cup matches in Montreal between US and non-European Internationals squads.



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