LIV Golf League 2023: Players, results, schedule, FAQ

The LIV Golf League for 2023 began in Mexico. This is everything you need to know about the breakaway tour.

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Sat, 10 Jun 2023
LIV Golf League 2023: Players, results, schedule, FAQ

Professional golf entered a new era when the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series launched in the summer of 2022. 

What followed was pure chaos as the 'rebel' league raided the PGA Tour for stars such as Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson for mind-boggling fees.

Other huge names followed, the litigation began and fast-forward to February 2023 and the league embarked upon their second campaign in Mexico. 

If you didn't know, the LIV Golf League consists of 12 teams of four players. There is a concurrent individual competition. 

Each LIV Golf League event begins with a shotgun start with the field of 48 players starting on a different hole. There are no cuts. 

In 2023, there will be 14 events. LIV's 'beta test' year had eight events which concluded with a $50m team championship. 

The league will carry a total prize purse of $405m, up from $255m in 2022. 

In this article, GolfMagic lists everything you need to know about the 2023 LIV Golf League.

On this page you will find:

  • The schedule
  • Team names and their members
  • Results
  • Prize money info
  • FAQ

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LIV Golf League 2023 Schedule

Feb. 24-26: El Camaleón Golf Club, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
March 17-19: The Gallery Golf Club, Tucson, Arizona
March 31-April 2: Orange County National, Orlando, Florida
April 21-23: The Grange Golf Club, Adelaide, Australia
April 28-30: Sentosa Golf Club, Singapore
May 12-14: Cedar Ridge Country Club, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
May 26-28: Trump National Golf Club, Washington, D.C.
June 30-July 2: Real Club Valderrama, Sotogrande, Spain
July 7-9: Centurion Club, London, England
Aug. 4-6: The Old White Course, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
Aug. 11-13: Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, New Jersey
Sept. 22-24: Rich Harvest Farms, Sugar Grove, Illinois
Oct. 20-22: Trump National Doral, Miami, Florida
Nov. 3-5: Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

LIV Golf League 2023 players, teams, captains: 

4 Aces GC

Captain: Dustin Johnson 

Team-mates:

  • Peter Uihlein
  • Pat Perez
  • Patrick Reed

Crushers GC 

Captain: Bryson DeChambeau

Team-mates:

  • Paul Casey
  • Charles Howell III
  • Anirban Lahiri

Fireballs GC

Captain: Sergio Garcia

Team-mates:

  • Abraham Ancer
  • Carlos Ortiz
  • Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra

Cleeks GC

Captain: Martin Kaymer

Team-mates:

  • Graeme McDowell
  • Bernd Wiesberger
  • Richard Bland

Hy Flyers GC

Captain: Phil Mickelson

Team-mates: 

  • Cameron Tringale
  • James Piot
  • Brendan Steele

Iron Heads GC

Captain: Kevin Na

Team-mates:

  • Scott Vincent
  • Sihwan Kim
  • Danny Lee

Majesticks GC 

Captain: Ian Poulter

Team-mates:

  • Henrik Stenson 
  • Lee Westwood
  • Sam Horsfield

RangeGoats GC

Captain: Bubba Watson

Team-mates:

  • Thomas Pieters 
  • Talor Gooch
  • Harold Varner III

Ripper GC

Captain: Cameron Smith

Team-mates:

  • Marc Leishman 
  • Matt Jones
  • Jed Morgan

Smash GC

Captain: Brooks Koepka

Team-mates:

  • Chase Koepka
  • Jason Kokrak 
  • Matthew Wolff

Stinger GC

Captain: Louis Oosthuizen

Team-mates:

  • Charl Schwartzel 
  • Branden Grace
  • Dean Burmester

Torque GC 

Captain: Joaquin Niemann

Team-mates: 

  • Mito Pereira
  • Sebastian Munoz
  • David Puig

LIV Golf League 2023 results, earnings:

LIV Golf Mayakoba individual results:

  • Win - Charles Howell III, -16, $4,000,000
  • 2: Peter Uihlein, -12, $2,125,000
  • 3: Branden Grace, -10, $1,500,000
  • 4: Paul Casey, -7, $1,050,000
  • T-5: Brendan Steele, -6, $887,5000
  • T-5: Cameron Smith, -6, $887,5000
  • T-7: Pat Perez, -5, $610,000
  • T-7: Sebastian Munoz, -5, $610,000
  • T-7: Carlos Ortiz, -5, $610,000
  • T-7: Matthew Wolff, -5, $610,000
  • T-11: Joaquin Niemann, -4, $405,000
  • T-11: Ian Poulter, -4, $405,000
  • T-11: Graeme McDowell, -4, $405,000
  • T-11: Talor Gooch, -4, $405,000
  • T-15: Scott Vincent, -3, $237,000
  • T-15: Mito Pereira, -3, $237,000
  • T-15: Abraham Ancer, -3, $237,000
  • T-15: Marc Leishman, -3, $237,000
  • 19: Jason Kokrak, -2, $220,000
  • T-20: Kevin Na, -1, $184,000
  • T-20: Dean Burmester, -1, $184,000
  • T-20: Cameron Tringale, -1, $184,000
  • T-23: Matt Jones, E, $167,000
  • T-23: Bryson DeChambeau, E, $167,000
  • T-23: Henrik Stenson, E, $167,000
  • T-23: Sergio Garcia, E, $167,000
  • T-27: Phil Mickelson, +1, $158,000
  • T-27: Harold Varner III, +1, $158,000
  • T-27: Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra, +1, $158,000
  • T-27: Richard Bland, +1, $158,000
  • T-27: Brooks Koepka, +1, $158,000
  • T-32: Thomas Pieters, +2, $151,000
  • T-32: Anirban Lahiri, +2, $151,000
  • 34: Danny Lee, +3, $148,000
  • T-35: Charl Schwartzel, +4, $144,000
  • T-35: James Piot, +4, $144,000
  • T-38: Patrick Reed, +5, $139,000
  • T-38: David Puig, +5, $139,000
  • 40: Bubba Watson, +6, $136,000
  • T-41: Lee Westwood, +8, $133,000
  • T-41: Louis Oosthuizen, +8, $133,000
  • 43: Jed Morgan, +10, $130,000
  • T-44: Bernd Wiesberger, +11, $127,000
  • T-44: Sam Horsfield, +11, $127,000
  • 46: Laurie Canter, +12, $124,000
  • 47: Chase Koepka, +15, $122,000
  • 48: Sihwan Kim, +23, $120,000

LIV Golf Mayakoba results:

  • Crushers -26, $3,000,000
  • 4 Aces -17, $1,500,000
  • Torque -13, $500,000
  • Stinger -12
  • Ripper -12
  • Fireballs -11
  • HyFlyers -10
  • RangeGoats -10
  • Smash  -6
  • Iron Heads -1
  • Majesticks -1
  • Cleeks +4

LIV Golf Tucson individual results:

  • Win: Danny Lee, -9/203, $4,000,000
  • T-2: Carlos Ortiz, -9/203, $1,558,333.33
  • T-2: Brendan Steele, -9/203, $1,558,333.33
  • T-2: Louis Oosthuizen, -9/203, $1,558,333.33
  • 5: Charles Howell III, -8/204, $975,000
  • T-6: Mito Pereira, -7/206, $670,000
  • T-6: Matt Jones, -7/206, $670,000
  • T-6: Kevin Na, -7./206, $670,000
  • T-6: Sergio Garcia, -7/206, $670,000
  • T-10: Peter Uihlein, -6/207, $516,666.67
  • T-10: Branden Grace, -6/207, $516,666.67
  • T-10: Matt Wolff, -6/207, $516,666.67
  • T-13: Dustin Johnson, -5/208, $270,400
  • T-13: Talor Gooch, -5/208, $270,400
  • T-13: Pat Perez, -5/208, $270,400
  • T-13: Cameron Tringale, -5/208, $270,400
  • T-13: Marc Leishman, -5/208, $270,400
  • T-18: Patrick Reed, -4/209, $223,000
  • T-18: Sam Horsfield, -4/209, $223,000
  • T-20: Scott Vincent, -3/210, $180,500
  • T-20: David Puig, -3/210, $180,500
  • T-20: Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra, -3/210, $180,500
  • T-20: Bubba Watson, -3/210, $180,500
  • T-24: Richard Bland, -2/211, $163,000
  • T-24: Cameron Smith, -2/211, $163,000
  • T-24: Harold Varner III, -2/211, $163,000
  • T-24: Abraham Ancer, -2/211, $163,000
  • T-24: Paul Casey, -2/211, $163,000
  • T-24: Brooks Koepha, -2/211, $163,000
  • T-30: Laurie Canter, -1/212, $154,000
  • T-30: Anirban Lahiri, -1/212, $154,000
  • T-30: Phil Mickelson, -1/212, $154,000
  • T-33: Dean Burmester, E/213, $148,000
  • T-33: Thomas Pieters, E/213, $148,000
  • T-33: Ian Poulter, E/213, $148,000
  • T-36: Bernd Wiesberger, +1/214, $140,000
  • T-36: Joaquin Niemann, +1/214 $140,000
  • T-36: Jason Kokrak, +1/214, $140,000
  • T-36: Chase Koepha, +1/214, $140,000
  • T-36: Sebastian Munoz, +1/214, $140,000
  • 41: Graeme McDowell, +2/215, $134,000
  • 42: Henrik Stenson, +3/216, $132,000
  • 43: Lee Westwood, +5/218, $130,000
  • T-44: Bryson DeChambeau, +7/220, $127,000
  • T-44: James Piot, +7/220, $127,000
  • 46: Charl Schwartzel, +8/221, $124,000
  • 47: Jediah Morgan, +9/222, $122,000
  • 48: Sihwan Kim, +19/232, $120,000

LIV Golf Tucson team results

  • Fireballs -25, $3,000,000
  • 4 Aces -21, $1,500,000
  • Iron Heads -19, $500,000
  • Stinger, Ripper -16
  • Hy Flyers -15
  • Torque -14
  • RangeGoats, Crushers -12
  • Smash -8
  • Cleeks -5
  • Majesticks -4

LIV Golf Orlando individual results:

  • Win: Brooks Koepka, -15, $4,000,000
  • 2: Sebastian Munoz, -14, $2,125,000
  • T-3: Patrick Reed, -12, $1,275,000
  • T-3: Dean Burmester, -12, $1,275,000
  • T-5: Matthew Wolff, -11, $887,500
  • T-5: Mito Pereira, -11, $887,500
  • 7: Dustin Johnson, -10, $675,000
  • T-8: Peter Uihlein, -9, $588,333
  • T-8: Carlos Ortiz, -9, $588,333
  • T-8: Sam Horsfield, -9, $588,333
  • T-11: Henrik Stenson, -8, $374,000
  • T-11: Jason Kokrak, -8, $374,000
  • T-11: Cameron Tringale, -8, $374,000
  • T-11: Richard Bland, -8, $374,000
  • T-11: Laurie Canter, -8, $374,000
  • T-16: Bryson DeChambeau, -7, $216,333
  • T-16: Thomas Pieters, -7, $216,333
  • T-16: Talor Gooch, -7, $216,333
  • T-16: Harold Varner III, -7, $216,333
  • T-16: Lee Westwood, -7, $216,333
  • T-16: Charl Schwartzel, -7, $216,333
  • T-22: David Puig, -6, $169,000
  • T-22: Kevin Na, -6, $169,000
  • T-22: Scott Vincent, -6, $169,000
  • T-22: Brendan Grace, -6, $169,000
  • T-26: Charles Howell III, -5, $160,000
  • T-26: Jed Morgan, -5, $160,000
  • T-26: Marc Leishman, -5, $160,000
  • T-26: Cameron Smith, -5, $160,000
  • T-26: Abraham Ancer, -5, $160,000
  • T-31: Pat Perez, -4, $150,000
  • T-31: Graeme McDowell, -4, $150,000
  • T-31: Joaquin Niemann, -4, $150,000
  • T-31: Paul Casey, -4, $150,000
  • T-31: Danny Lee, -4, $150,000
  • T-36: Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra, -3, $141,000
  • T-36: Brendan Steele, -3, $141,000
  • T-36: Bernd Wiesberger, -3, $141,000
  • T-36: James Piot, -3, $141,000
  • 40: Bubba Watson, -1, $136,000
  • T-41: Phil Mickelson, E, $132,000
  • T-41: Louis Oosthuizen, E, $132,000
  • T-41: Andy Ogletree, E, $132,000
  • 44: Ian Poulter, +1, $128,000
  • 45: Sergio Garcia, +2, $126,000
  • T-46: Chase Koepka, +4, $123,000
  • T-46: Matt Jones, +4, $123,000
  • 48: Sihwan Kim, +13, $120,000

LIV Golf Orlando team results:

  • Win: Torque -36, $3,000,000
  • Smash -35, $1,500,000
  • 4 Aces -34, $500,000
  • Stinger -26
  • Cleeks, Majesticks -25
  • Fireballs -23
  • RangeGoats - 21
  • HyFlyers -21
  • Crushers -19
  • Iron Heads -16
  • Ripper  -15 

LIV Golf Adelaide individual results:

  • Win: Talor Gooch, 197/-19, $4,000,000
  • 2: Anirban Lahiri, 200/-16, $2,250,000
  • T-3: Patrick Reed, 201/-15, $1,000,000
  • T-3: Cameron Smith, 201/-15, $1,000,000
  • T-3: Cameron Tringale, 201/-15, $1,000,000
  • T-3: Pat Perez, 201/-15, $1,000,000
  • T-7: Peter Uihlein, 202/-14, $533,333
  • T-7: Dean Burmester, 202/-14, $533,333
  • T-7: Charl Schwartzel, 202/-14, $533,333
  • 10: Dustin Johnson, 203/-13, $415,000
  • T-11: Jason Kokrak, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Bubba Watson, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Kevin Na, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Sergio Garcia, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Henrik Stenson, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Phil Mickelson, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Harold Varner III, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Louis Oosthuizen, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Brooks Koepka, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-11: Abraham Ancer, 204/-12, $310,000
  • T-21: Marc Leishman, 205/-11, $230,000
  • T-21: Charles Howell III, 205/-11, $230,000
  • T-21: Sebastian Munoz, 205/-11, $230,000
  • T-24: Chase Koepka, 206/-10, $207,500
  • T-24: Danny Lee, 206/-10, $207,500
  • T-26: Ian Poulter, 207/-9, $192,500
  • T-26: Mito Pereira, 207/-9, $192,500
  • T-26: Bryson DeChambeau, 207/-9, $192,500
  • T-26: Brendan Steele, 207/-9, $192,500
  • T-30: Joaquin Niemann, 208/-8, $177,500
  • T-30: Bernd Wiesberger, 208/-8, $177,500
  • T-32: James Piot, 209/-7, $162,500
  • T-32: Thomas Pieters, 209/-7, $162,500
  • T-32: David Puig, 209/-7, $162,500
  • T-32: Richard Bland, 209/-7, $162,500
  • T-36: Lee Westwood, 210/-6, $147,500
  • T-36: Carlos Ortiz, 210/-6, $147,500
  • T-36: Graeme McDowell, 210/-6, $147,500
  • 39: Paul Casey, 212/-4, $142,500
  • T-40: Scott Vincent, 213/-3, $138,750
  • T-40: Branden Grace, 213/-3, $138,750
  • 42: Matt Jones, 214/-2, $135,000
  • 43: Jediah Morgan, 215/-1, $132,500
  • T-44: Matthew Wolff, 216/E, $128,750
  • T-44: Eugenio Chacarra, 216/E, $128,750
  • 46: Martin Kaymer, 223/+7, $125,000
  • 47: Sihwan Kim, 230/+14, $122,500
  • WD: Sam Horsfield: $80,000
  • ALT: Laurie Canter: $40,000

LIV Golf Adelaide team results:

  • Win: 4 Aces -46, $3,000,000
  • 2: RangeGoats  -45, $1,500,000
  • 3: Stinger -44, $500,000 
  • 4: HyFlyers -40
  • 5: Crushers -38
  • 6: Smash -34
  • 7: Torque -32
  • 8: Ripper -31
  • 9: Fireballs -30
  • 10: Iron Heads -28
  • 11: Majesticks -27
  • 12: Cleeks -24

LIV Golf Tulsa individual results:

  • Win: Dustin Johnson, -17, $4,000,000
  • P-2: Cameron Smith, -17, $1,875,000
  • P-2: Branden Grace, -17, $1,875,000
  • 4: Harold Varner III, -13, $1,000,000
  • T-5: Eugenio Chacarra, -12, $703,000
  • T-5: Brooks Koepka, -12, $703,000
  • T-5: Bryson DeChambeau, -12, $703,000
  • T-8: Dean Burmester, -11, $468,333
  • T-8: Joaquin Niemann, -11, $468,333
  • T-8: Bubba Watson, -11, $468,333
  • T-11: Jason Kokrak, -10, $350,000
  • T-11: Patrick Reed, -10, $350,000
  • T-11: Anirban Lahiri, -10, $350,000
  • T-11: Charles Howell III, -10, $350,000
  • T-11: Brendan Steele, -10, $350,000
  • T-16: Scott Vincent, -9, $285,000
  • T-16: Thomas Pieters, -9, $285,000
  • T-18: Henrik Stenson, -8, $250,000
  • T-18: Cameron Tringale, -8, $250,000
  • T-18: Bernd Wiesberger, -8, $250,000
  • T-18: Pat Perez, -8, $250,000
  • T-18: Ian Poulter, -8, $250,000
  • T-23: Laurie Canter, -7, $200,714
  • T-23: Sergio Garcia, -7, $200,714
  • T-23: Peter Uihlein, -7, $200,714
  • T-23: Chase Koepka, -7, $200,714
  • T-23: Louis Oosthuizen, -7, $200,714
  • T-23: Abraham Ancer, -7, $200,714
  • T-23: Richard Bland, -7, $200,714
  • T-30: Sebastian Munoz, -6, $170,000
  • T-30: Carlos Ortiz, -6, $170,000
  • T-30: Matt Jones, -6, $170,000
  • T-30: Mito Pereira, -6, $170,000
  • T-30: Matthew Wolff, -6, $170,000
  • 35: Charl Schwartzel, -5, $155,000
  • T-36: Talor Gooch, -4, $146,250
  • T-36: Marc Leishman, -4, $146,250
  • T-36: David Puig, -4, $146,250
  • T-36: Danny Lee, -4, $146,250
  • T-40: James Piot, -3, $137,500
  • T-40: Martin Kaymer, -3, $137,500
  • T-40: Paul Casey, -3, $137,500
  • 43: Sihwan Kim, -2, $132,500
  • 44: Kevin Na, -1, $130,000
  • T-45: Phil Mickelson, E, $126,250
  • T-45: Graeme McDowell, E, $126,250
  • 47: Jed Morgan, +1$122,500
  • WD: Lee Westwood

LIV Golf Tulsa team results:

  • Win: Stinger -40, $3,000,000
  • 2: 4Aces, -39, $1,500,000
  • 3: RangeGoats, -35, $500,000 
  • 4: Crushers -34
  • 5: Smash -34
  • 6: Fireballs -33
  • 7: Ripper -32
  • 8: Torque -31
  • 9: Majesticks -30
  • 10: HyFlyers -21
  • 11: Iron Heads -21
  • 12: Cleeks -19

LIV Golf Washington individual results:

  • Win: Harold Varner III, -12, $4,000,000
  • 2: Branden Grace, -11, $2,250,000
  • 3: Mito Pereira, -10, $1,500,000
  • T-4: Sebastián Muñoz, -8, $900,000
  • T-4: Henrik Stenson, -8, $900,000
  • T-6: Louis Oosthuizen, -7, $613,333
  • T-6: Kevin Na, -7, $613,333
  • T-6: Andy Ogletree, -7, $613,333
  • T-9: Bryson DeChambeau, -6, $421,666
  • T-9: Cameron Tringale, -6, $421,666
  • T-9: Cameron Smith, -6, $421,666
  • T-12: David Puig, -5, $350,000
  • T-12: Carlos Ortiz, -5, $350,000
  • T-12: Brooks Koepka, -5, $350,000
  • T-15: Peter Uihlein, -4, $293,333
  • T-15: Dean Burmester, -4, $293,333
  • T-15: Talor Gooch, -4, $293,333
  • T-18: Graeme McDowell, -3, $250,000
  • T-18: Eugenio Chacarra, -3, $250,000
  • T-18: Laurie Canter, -3, $250,000
  • T-18: Pat Perez, -3, $250,000
  • T-18: Scott Vincent, -3, $250,000
  • T-23: Matt Jones, -2, $203,833
  • T-23: Richard Bland, -2, $203,333
  • T-23: Dustin Johnson, -2, $203,333
  • T-23: Brendan Steele, -2, $203,333
  • T-23: Martin Kaymer, -2, $203,333
  • T-23: Ian Poulter, -2, $203,333
  • T-29: Charl Schwartzel, -1, $182,500
  • T-29: Anirban Lahiri, -1, $182,500
  • T-31: Joaquin Niemann, E, $167,500
  • T-31: Sergio Garcia, E, $167,500
  • T-31: Charles Howell III, E, $167,500
  • T-31: Bernd Wiesberger, E, $167,500
  • T-35: Marc Leishman, +1, $148,000
  • T-35: Danny Lee, +1, $148,000
  • T-35: Lee Westwood, +1, $148,000
  • T-35: James Piot, +1, $148,000
  • T-35: Patrick Reed, +1, $148,000
  • 40: Bubba Watson, +2, $140,000
  • 41: Jediah Morgan, +5, $137,500
  • T-42: Chase Koepka, +8, $133,750
  • T-42: Abraham Ancer, +8, $133,750
  • 44: Phil Mickelson, _9, $130,000
  • 45: Sihwan Kim, +14, $127,500
  • WD: Jason Kokrak, 73, $40,833
  • WD: Thomas Pieters, 72-73, $81,666
  • WD: Matthew Wolff, 73-78, $81,666
  • Replacement: Wade Ormbsy, $40,833
  • Replacement: Kieran Vincent, $81,666

LIV Golf Washington team results:

  • Win: Torque -27, $3,000,000
  • 2: Stinger -24, $1,500,000
  • 3: RangeGoats -19, $500,000
  • 4: Crushers -15
  • 5: Majesticks -14
  • 6: 4 Aces -14
  • 7: Cleeks -10
  • 8: Iron Heads -9 
  • 9: Fireballs -8
  • 10: HyFlyers -8
  • 11: Ripper -7
  • 12: Smash +2

What the LIV Golf schedule looked like in 2022: 

  • LIV Golf Invitational London
  • Centurion Club, won by Charl Schwartzel
  • LIV Golf Invitational Portland 
  • Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, won by Branden Grace
  • LIV Golf Invitational Bedminster
  • Trump National Golf Club, won by Henrik Stenson
  • LIV Golf Invitational Boston
  • Trump National, won by Dustin Johnson
  • LIV Golf Invitational Chicago
  • Rich Harvest Farms, won by Cameron Smith
  • LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok 
  • Stonehill Golf Club, won by Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra
  • LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah
  • Royal Greens Golf & Country Club, won by Brooks Koepka
  • LIV Golf Invitational Miami
  • Trump National Doral, won by the 4 Aces GC

LIV Golf League FAQ

How did LIV Golf begin?

Greg Norman teamed up with an entity known as LIV Golf Investments in October 2022. 

A short while later, the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational Series was announced. 

Seven $25m invite-only tournaments were confirmed, along with a $50m team championship. 

Norman previously contended that LIV Golf was not created to rival the PGA Tour.

But in the early days had signed multiple major champions to their roster. 

What does LIV Golf stand for? 

The LIV isn't an acronym. It is the Roman numeral of 54, which is the number of holes played in each event.

The number is also the lowest score a golfer would receive if they birdied every hole on a par-72 course.

Who owns LIV Golf?

LIV Golf is funded by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund. 

The Saudi government initially pledged $400m to start the league but have since spent nearly $1bn in acquiring players. 

It has been reported the PIF will invest as much as $2bn in their first two years. 

Why all the controversy?

Critics say Saudi Arabia is attempting to use sport as a means to soften their reputation globally, in a practice known as sportswashing. 

Human rights campaigners argue players involved with LIV are complicit in this and are accepting blood money. 

What were the consequences for playing?

The PGA Tour suspended players who played in LIV Golf's first event at Centurion Club in June 2022. 

That prompted Phil Mickelson and 10 other golfers to file an antitrust lawsuit.

Can LIV players participate in the majors?

This was a hot topic of debate but it has now been confirmed by the governing bodies of the four major championships that those LIV players that have qualified or are otherwise exempt will not be barred from playing. 

How do I watch LIV Golf?

LIV Golf announced a multi-year broadcast deal with U.S. TV network The CW. 

You can find out how to watch LIV Golf from your location on the official LIV Golf Plus app. 

Does LIV Golf have sponsors?

LIV Golf announced in February that EasyPost, a logistical and commerce company would become their first global partner.  

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