South African Charl Schwartzel is the first winner at Liv Golf

South African Charl Schwartzel won on Saturday the first tournament of the dissident golf league, backed by Saudi Arabia, which caused some turmoil on the PGA Tour side.

On the course of the Centurion Club of St. In Albans, north London, Schwartzel made a card at seven under the par, after three days of competition. One ahead of his compatriot Hennie du Plessis, holding the check for 4 million dollars promised by LIV Golf to the winners of its tournaments. « I made a serious mistake in hole number 12 that made me back off, but it was enough for me to stay calm and finish work. I’m proud of the way I’m attached to, it’s a super sensation », A comment on Sud-Africain après son succès.

Pour $ 25 million in endowment into each of the eight tournaments she has programmed this year, the LIV, funded by the Saudi Arabian Sovereign Fund (PIF) and led by Australian golf legend Greg Norman, offers outstanding prizes far from those who are playing on the PGA Tour, who were forced to react, from the first day of the London tournament, excluding from their own competitions the 17 golfers present on the course of St. Albans (including Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson).


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