Innovative golf league is transforming the golf scene globally with a new team and individual format, 54-hole events, and shotgun starts
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (October 02, 2022): LIV Golf prepares to make its Middle Eastern debut in Saudi Arabia from October 14-16 where the LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah will bring 48 of the world’s best golfers to the country to compete in the penultimate event of 2022 pioneering season.
Royal Greens Golf & Country Club will host the current Open Champion Cameron Smith and 12 major winners among the 48-man field, which also includes past Saudi International winners Dustin Johnson, Harold Varner III, and Graeme McDowell. The first-of-its-kind individual and team format sees the professionals compete in 12 teams of four with a shotgun start accompanied by on-course music and entertainment to create energy and an incredible environment not often associated with golf.
Tickets are now available for the region’s golfing fans to head to Royal Greens for a monumental moment in golf’s evolution. To purchase your ticket, please visit liv.halayalla.com.
Featuring an impressive $25 million prize purse, the contest is the final international stop in LIV’s inaugural eight event season, having previously competed in the USA and England. The week prior to Jeddah, the golfers will head to Thailand for the first event in the Asian continent at the newly opened Stonehill.
“LIV Golf can’t wait for our first stop in the Middle East, where interest in both sport and golf is growing,” said LIV Golf CEO and Commissioner Greg Norman. “We couldn’t be more pleased to bring the biggest names in golf to Jeddah and debut our innovative league.”
Majed Al Sorour, Managing Director of LIV Golf, added: “LIV Golf is creating opportunities for players from all over the world to compete on a new global stage. After only five events, the results reveal incredible competition and entertainment that are engaging LIV Golf with an international audience. We’re excited to tee off at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club which will be an excellent test for the world’s greatest players.”
Tickets for the LIV Golf Invitational Jeddah start from SR95. For more information and to purchase your ticket, please visit liv.halayalla.com. Fans can also watch the event live, along with the LIV Golf Invitational Bangkok at livgolf.com, and on the LIV Golf YouTube channel.
LIV Golf Invitational Series is owned and operated by LIV Golf Investments whose vision and mission is centred around making holistic and sustainable investments to enhance the global golf ecosystem and unlock the sport’s untapped worldwide potential.