LIV Golf has launched the names of all 48 gamers scheduled to participate within the second event of the LIV Golf Invitational Collection which is going down from June 30-July 2 at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Membership in Oregon, USA.
Among the many gamers making their LIV Golf debuts are four-time main champion and former world No.1 Brooks Koepka, 2020 US Open champion Bryson DeChambeau, 2018 Masters champion Patrick Reed, and and present world No.20 Abraham Ancer.
Pat Perez, who boasts 74 top-10 finishes, together with 4 skilled wins, and Yuki Inamori, a four-time winner on Japanese excursions, additionally make their first appearances with LIV Golf.
The sector will characteristic 9 of the final 21 main winners, 4 former world No.1s, and almost half of its rivals at the moment ranked within the prime 100. Twelve completely different international locations are represented, with the gamers profitable a mixed 20 main titles.
Greg Norman, CEO of LIV Golf, mentioned: “Coming off our profitable launch in London, we take one other leap ahead with our strengthened discipline for Portland. Report-setting champions, international ambassadors and rising stars are displaying that gamers are desperate to get entangled with our modern mannequin that stresses camaraderie, competitors, and above all, enjoyable, that drives a brand new and entertaining product for immediately’s golf followers.”
Speaking in regards to the signing of Brooks Koepka, Norman added: “There’s no understating the influence that Brooks has had on the sport of golf within the final 5 years. He carries a championship pedigree and report of success as some of the elite gamers on this planet. The addition of Brooks is one more instance of the unimaginable fields LIV Golf is assembling as we construct momentum in our first season and look in the direction of the long run. I’m pleased with this discipline and our complete group that’s dedicated to creating a brand new and thrilling future for this sport.”
The 48-man discipline in Portland will play in 12 groups of 4 gamers every. Groups can be introduced on June 28 following a draft throughout which group captains will choose gamers from the sector through a snake format.
It was introduced earlier this month that any PGA Tour gamers concerned within the LIV Collection can be indefinitely suspended from the PGA Tour. A letter confirming that was despatched to PGA Tour members by commissioner Jay Monahan shortly after the opening LIV Golf event received underneath manner at Centurion Membership in Hertfordshire on June 9.
The DP World Tour remains to be but to make an official announcement on its stance on its members taking part in within the collection, though its strategic alliance with the PGA Tour signifies that it will likely be underneath strain to observe the PGA Tour’s lead.
Sergio Garcia and Louis Oosthuizen, who each performed at Centurion within the first LIV Golf occasion occasion, are collaborating on this week’s BMW Worldwide Open in Germany.