The controversial Saudi-backed Super Golf League will conclude with the eighth event of the year at Trump National Doral Miami in Florida with a four-day team championship; The tournament will have a $50 million prize fund
Last update: 25/04/22 20:16
The Super Golf League is set to wrap up its first season at Trump National Doral Miami in October, organizers have confirmed.
The controversial Saudi-backed league will hold the tag team championship, the eighth and final event of the year, at the Blue Monster course at the Florida venue with a $50 million prize pool.
The venue announcement completes the lineup for the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational series, which kicks off at the Centurion Club in Hertfordshire on June 9.
- June 9-11: Centurion Club (Hertfordshire)
- 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 (Bangkok)
- October 14-16: Royal Greens Golf and County Club (Jeddah)
- October 27-30: Trump National Doral Miami (Florida)
“There couldn’t be a more perfect venue to host our biggest event of the year on a course with such a long history with professional golfers, and we’re thrilled to add another piece of history to this famous destination. “, Greg Norman, CEO and Commissioner of LIV Golf, said.
“I look forward to October to see these teams compete for the biggest prize pool in tournament history.
“As we continue to select venues for our events in world-class cities, we knew Miami had to be included in the rotation, and the Blue Monster is a fan favorite and a perfect place to end our inaugural season.”
The Blue Monster hosted the PGA Tour’s Doral Open from 1962 to 2006, as well as the WGC-Cadillac Championship from 2007 to 2016.
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This year’s Tag Team Championship will see 12 teams compete in a four-day seeded match play event. The winners will receive $16 million, with $10 million for second and $8 million for third, plus each player on the team receiving a 25% cut in earnings.
“Trump National Doral is one of the finest golf resorts in the world and we are honored to host the LIV Golf Invitational Team Championship in October,” said Eric Trump, Executive Vice President of the Trump Organization.
“The iconic Blue Monster is a beloved championship venue that has hosted many of golf’s greatest players and we look forward to making this event a phenomenal success.”