With the signing of Jon Rahm – present winner of the Augusta Masters and quantity 3 on the earth rating – by LIV Golf, the tremendous league created by Saudi Arabia has despatched a really clear message to the remainder of golfers: LIV will not be going anyplace and is extra open than ever to all the good gamers.
LIV desires to banish the misunderstanding that they’re solely recruiting gamers of their twilight years or too younger. In any case, they’re solely of their third 12 months and the addition of the Spaniard may invite many to not worry a change.
Rahm will not be the one one in his prime on the age of 29.
There are gamers like Brooks Koepka who, as soon as recovered from his damage, is without doubt one of the most necessary golfers at the moment; this 12 months, like ‘Rahmbo’, he received a serious (PGA Championship). Cameron Smith, winner in 2022 of the British Open and The Gamers, is one other of the good references of the LIV, in addition to Dustin Johnson, who at 39 is in his hand to proceed within the elite.
This 12 months the very best participant within the ‘tremendous league’ has been the American Talor Gooch, with three particular person victories. The Chilean Joaquin Niemann is without doubt one of the large bets for the way forward for the LIV together with Matthew Wolff. Patrick Reed, additionally winner of the Masters, is one other of its strongholds, in addition to the contrasted Louis Oosthuizen or Charl Schwartzel. In the identical age group there are gamers as emblematic as Sergio Garcia and Bubba Watson.
In fact, the expansion of the LIV is and can at all times be slower than that of the PGA Tour till each circuits attain some sort of settlement.