LIV Golf is shipping up to Boston. Kind of.
After a month away, the LIV Golf Series is back this weekend at The International Golf Club in Bolton, Mass., about an hour away from Boston.
So far, there’s been a bit of parity among its ranks through the LIV tour’s first three events: Charl Schwartzel, Branden Grace and Henrik Stenson have taken home wins in London, Portland and Bedminster, respectively. Stenson’s win was particularly timely: The Swede won the tournament after being stripped of his Ryder Cup captaincy, and had some choice words following his victory. Stenson will not make it two in a row in Boston, though, as he withdrew from the event for medical reasons shortly before play began.
Now, even more notable names are expected to gun for the top spots in the tournament: Open Championship winner Cameron Smith is the next ex-PGA Tour star to make the jump to LIV Golf, and will make his debut this weekend in Massachusetts.
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The ranks continue to grow for LIV. Here’s how to see what all the buzz is about:
How to watch LIV Golf Boston
- Dates: Friday, Sept. 2 through Sunday, Sept. 4
- Live stream: LIVGolf.com, YouTube, Facebook
With no TV rights deal, LIV Golf and its tournaments can be streamed exclusively on the tour’s website, YouTube, Facebook and DAZN.
LIV Golf Boston TV schedule 2022
LIV Golf has no TV deal, meaning the tournament will air exclusive via live stream on the aforementioned streaming services.
|Date||Time (ET)||Live stream|
|Friday, Sept. 2||1:15 p.m.||YouTube, LIVGolf.com, Facebook|
|Saturday, Sept. 3||1:15 p.m.||YouTube, LIVGolf.com, Facebook|
|Sunday, Sept. 4||1:15 p.m.||YouTube, LIVGolf.com, Facebook|
LIV Golf broadcasters, info for Boston tournament
The LIV Golf broadcast team features Arlo White on play-by-play, along with Jerry Foltz and Dom Boulet as analysts. David Feherty recently joined the broadcast team as well, and had a pretty plain, honest answer for why he decided to join the circuit.
Su-Ann Heng and Troy Mullins operate as on-course reporters for the broadcast.
LIV Golf Boston tee times and groups
- Start time: 1:15 p.m. ET
LIV Golf utilizes a shotgun start for its events, meaning all golfers start on different tees at the same time.
Here’s who’s starting where come Friday at 1:15 p.m.:
|1||Cameron Smith, Dustin Johnson, Shergo Al Kurdi|
|2||Joaquin Niemann, Talor Gooch, Bryson DeChambeau|
|3||Harold Varner III, Patrick Reed, Paul Casey|
|4||Anirban Lahiri, Jason Kokrak, Ian Poulter|
|5||Kevin Na, Charles Howell III, Bernd Wiesberger|
|6||Wade Ormsby, Richard Bland, Sadom Kaewkanjana|
|7||Shaun Norris, Jediah Morgan, Sihwan Kim|
|8||Phachara Khongwatmai, Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra, Chase Koepka|
|10||Laurie Canter, Scott Vincent, James Piot|
|11||Turk Pettit, Graeme McDowell, Peter Uihlein|
|12||Pat Perez, Hudson Swafford, Sam Horsfield|
|13||Adrian Otaegui, Matt Jones, Charl Schwartzel|
|15||Carlos Ortiz, Branden Grace, Cameron Tringale|
|16||Lee Westwood, Matthew Wolff, Martin Kaymer|
|17||Phil Mickelson, Sergio Garcia, Marc Leishman|
|18||Abraham Ancer, Brooks Koepka, Louis Oosthuizen|
What are the teams for LIV Golf Boston?
In addition to individual glory, LIV Golf also carries a team element. Here’s how the teams line up for this week’s event at The International:
|Crushers GC||Bryson DeChambeau||Paul Casey||Anirban Lahiri||Charles Howell III|
|Stingers GC||Louis Oosthuizen||Charl Schwartzel||Branden Grace||Shaun Norris|
|Iron Heads GC||Kevin Na||Sadom Kaewkanjana||Phachara Kongwatmai||Sihwan Kim|
|Torque GC||Joaquin Niemann||Scott Vincent||Adrian Otaegui||Jediah Morgan|
|Fireballs GC||Sergio Garcia||Carlos Ortiz||Abraham Ancer||Eugenio Lopez-Chacarra|
|Hy Flyers GC||Phil Mickelson||Bernd Wiesberger||Matthew Wolff||Cameron Tringale|
|Majesticks GC||Lee Westwood||Shergo Al Kurdi^||Ian Poulter||Sam Horsfield|
|Smash GC||Brooks Koepka||Peter Uihlein||Jason Kokrak||Chase Koepka|
|Cleeks GC||Martin Kaymer||Graeme McDowell||Laurie Canter||Richard Bland|
|Punch GC||Cameron Smith||Marc Leishman||Wade Orsmby||Matt Jones|
Harold Varner III
|Turk Pettit||James Piot||Hudson Swafford|
|4 Aces GC||Dustin Johnson||Patrick Reed||Pat Perez||Talor Gooch|
*Bubba Watson is a non-playing captain
^Shergo Kurdi replaces Henrik Stenson, who withdrew for medical reasons
LIV Golf Boston purse
As with all LIV Golf events, there is a $20 million purse distributed among all of its players. The winning player takes home a $4 million check.
In addition to the $20 million individual prize, there’s also an extra $5 million distributed among the top three teams at the event.
Where is LIV Golf Boston in 2022?
- Venue: The International Golf Club
- Location: Bolton, Mass.
- Par: 72
- Distance: 6,944 yards
This week’s LIV Golf tournament is something of a misnomer: The tournament is taking place at The International Golf Club in Bolton, Mass., which is about an hour outside of Boston.
The players will be playing at the Oaks course.
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