A few minutes after officially announcing the signing of Brooks Koepkalas LIV Golf Invitational Series have released the list of 48 players who will play the second event on their calendar next week, in Portland. A ‘field’ in which, in addition to the player of West Palm Beachwinner of four majors, also appear the latest players to commit to the Saudi project.
The Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club will receive from June 30 to July 2 at Abraham Ancer, Bryson DeChambeau, Patrick Reed, Pat Perez and the vast majority of players who were at the premiere of this new tour a couple of weeks ago, in London. A top list Dustin Johnson beside Phil Mickelson, Sergio García, Louis Oosthuizen, Kevin Na, Lee Westwood… or the brand new winner of the first Saudi ‘hit’, Charl Schwartzel.
Bryson DeChambeau y Brooks Koepka they join the group of captains of the tour, so there will be no possibility of seeing them sharing a team.
Among the Spaniards, in addition to Sergio, a fixed contract throughout the season, repeats in this second event Adrián Otaguisomething very striking since that week there is an important tournament in the DP World Tour (the Horizon Irish Open) and that it could mean that the man from San Sebastian has also signed a contract with the tour. They are not this time Pablo Larrazabalwho played in Londonni David Puig. In addition, the circuit that leads Greg Norman leaves three vacant places that will be filled in the next few days. The threat of new signings of players from the PGA Tour still dormant…
The tournament, like the seven that make up the tour’s regular calendar (the eighth is played by teams), will be played over 54 holes with 20 million dollars in prize money for the individual classification and will also feature a four-player team classification each one (those that are not formed by their captains will be chosen in a draft) that will distribute five million more among the three best teams.