LIV GOLF Announces 2023 Expansion

LIV GOLF Announces 2023 Expansion

A little over a year ago there were rumors swirling about a potential rival golf league headed by Greg Norman, funded by the Saudi Private Investment Fund, and little more was known. Fast forward 12 months and this brand-new league is causing seismic shifts in the golfing world. Sure the league hasn't been able to pry away any young guns who consistently have been in contention on major Sunday's recently, but the talent they have acquired and more importantly the pressure they have put on the PGA is hard to understate. Today that pressure intensifies as the league has announced it is expanding 14 events for the 2023 season with a total purse of $405 million across those events. Now the PGA has not released their 2023 schedule or purse, but the total purse for the 2021-2022 PGA season is $427 million spread across the 48 events. Barring a radical increase from the PGA this makes the average LIV tournament purse more than three times that of the average PGA tournament.