TGL, the tech-infused golf league being fronted by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, accomplished its 24-player roster with the addition of 5 extra gamers, together with U.S. Open winner Wyndham Clark and Patrick Cantlay, the league introduced Tuesday.
“It is a milestone day for all of us at TGL introduced by SoFi,” TGL CEO Mike McCarley stated in an announcement. “So as to add 5 gamers of this caliber and finalize our inaugural roster of 24 PGA Tour stars who will comprise our six TGL groups furthers our momentum for our first occasion in January.”
The 5 gamers be part of a roster that already included main championship winners Jon Rahm, Collin Morikawa, Justin Thomas, Keegan Bradley, Matt Fitzpatrick, Justin Rose, Shane Lowry and Adam Scott. McIlroy and Woods may also compete within the league.
TGL is scheduled to start play on Jan. 9 at a purpose-built area on the campus of Palm Seaside State Faculty in Florida. The league will include six groups with four-man rosters; matches will function three golfers enjoying for every staff in a match-play format on a digital course with a short-game complicated.
The inaugural season will embody 15 regular-season matches, adopted by semifinals and finals. The matches can be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN+.
“The extra I talked to the opposite gamers concerned in TGL, the extra I wished to be part of the competitors,” Cantlay stated. “It is a nice alternative to showcase golf in a brand new tech-forward format throughout primetime. TGL will give us an opportunity to not solely spotlight our abilities as gamers, but additionally showcase a aspect of ourselves totally different than what followers historically see from us on the course.”
4 of the six franchise names and homeowners have been revealed by the league: Atlanta Drive GC, TGL Boston, Los Angeles Golf Membership and TGL New York.