Former President Donald Trump’s golf course in Washington, DC joined LIV Golf’s schedule for the second season of the Saudi-backed breakaway.
LIV Golf announced the full schedule on Monday for its second expanded season with 14 events in seven countries.
Washington, DC’s Trump National Golf Club will be one of the former president’s three courses to host the Rebel Series in 2023, joining the Bedminster and Miami venues that were part of LIV’s original circuit.
Three of Donald Trump’s golf courses will host LIV Golf events this year
Trump National Golf Club, Washington, D.C. to join schedule for Saudi-backed series
Trump’s Doral Golf Club in Miami hosted last year’s finale, the team championship, but the honor has been taken from the 45th president for next season.
Last year’s team championship, which featured four equal-player teams competing for a $50 million prize pool, was held at a golf resort in Miami, but the 2023 event will be held in Saudi Arabia. will be
LIV Golf has confirmed that it will move its showpiece to the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in Jeddah from November 3-5.
The course, just outside the nation’s capital, hosted the 2017 Senior PGA Championship.
LIV Golf’s team championship final will reportedly take place November 3-5 at Saudi Arabia’s Royal Greens Golf & Country Club (pictured) in Jeddah.
Trump attended both events held on his course in 2022, waving to the crowds and largely viewing the tournaments as his own political rallies.
Rib Golf Schedule 2023
February 24-26 – Mayakoba
March 17-19 – Tucson
March 31-April 2 – Orlando
April 21-23 – Australia
April 28-30 – Singapore
May 12-14 – Tulsa
May 26-28 – DC
30 June – 2 July – Spain
July 7-9 – London
August 4-6 – West Virginia
August 11-13 – New Jersey
September 22-24 – Chicago
October 20-22 – Miami
3-5 November – Jeddah
The Saudi-funded series will take place in Bedminster, New Jersey from August 11-13, with the penultimate event taking place in Miami from October 20-22.
His National Golf Club outside the capital has joined the ranks for its seventh event, scheduled for May 26-28.
LIV Golf, which is funded by the Saudi Public Investment Fund, has revealed that players will compete for $405 million in 14 tournaments during the season.
The tour’s full 2023 schedule includes a return to the Centurion Club, scene of last June’s first event outside London July 7-9, and Sugar, IL September 22-24. Includes Grove’s Rich Harvest Farm. However, the circuit will not return to Portland, Oregon or Boston.
Florida will also host another event, March 31-April 2, when the LIV will visit the Orange County National in Orlando. This was just a week before his first major of the year, The Masters. competition.
LIV Golf previously announced that the 2023 schedule will begin February 24-26 at El Camaleon Golf Club (a former PGA Tour venue) in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Also at The Gallery Golf Club in Tucson, Arizona (March 17-19), The Grange Golf Club in Australia (April 21-23) and The Serapong at Sentosa Golf Club in Singapore (April 28-30). , Cedar Ridge Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma (May 12-14), Real Club Valderrama in Spain (June 30-July 2) and The Greenbrier in West Virginia (August 4-6) is held.
Held in Spain, the event is held in the famous Valderrama, home of the 1997 Ryder Cup, two World Golf Championships (1999 and 2000) and the long-running Volvo Masters (1988-2009). ) is held. , and in recent years the Andalusian Masters.
El Camaleon Golf Club, which hosted the WWT event on the PGA Tour, kicks off the season.
The Mayakoba Resort course is famous for its cave bunker on the 7th hole.
Valderrama, the Spanish course that hosted the Andalusian Masters, also joins LIV
Graeme McDowell and Sergio Garcia, who escaped from the LIV, have won at this course.
Meanwhile, The Grange Golf Club is where LIV CEO Greg Norman won his first professional victory in the 1976 West Lakes Classic.
More than 200 professional, collegiate and amateur events are hosted across 14 courses, including the Ryder Cup, Solheim Cup, Senior PGA Championship and the US Women’s Open.
“Throughout the beta testing year, we have received tremendous feedback from fans around the world. There is one big theme: LIV Golf’s team format, innovation and festival-like events provide an unparalleled golf experience. ,” said the CEO and Commissioner. Norman.
CEO Greg Norman claimed LIV’s 2023 schedule will help ‘lead the sport into a new era’
“Last year has helped lay the foundations for the future of golf at a special course that has hosted some of the world’s top competitions. It includes great venues and championship sites for elevating.”
LIV Golf has generated widespread controversy since its inception, especially from the likes of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.
And McIlroy finds himself at the center of the civil war again after LIV defector Patrick Reed throws a tee at him. The incident is now called “Teagate”.