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The Premier Golf League – not to be confused with the Saudi-backed Super Golf League concept – has taken another step toward authenticity this week with the unveiling of its website and the basic details of its intended structure.
“We love golf. And, as fans first and foremost, we believe the professional game can be better. Better for the best players. Better for the fans. Better for the sponsors, media owners and broadcasters. Better for the game itself and, of course, its community,” is how the PGL explains itself on its website.
This has been in the works for several years and will come to life in January 2023 with 48 golfers playing an 18-event schedule that includes both individual and team competition. Twelve of the 18 events will be played in the United States with the other six played around the world.
The events will have $20 million purses, richer than any event on the PGA Tour, with $4 million to the winner and $150,000 for last place. The events would be played over ...
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