The PGA Tour has lost a number of players to the Saudi Arabian-backed start-up tour, including Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Brooks Koepka, and Bryson DeChambeau, among others. LIV Golf is currently in the midst of its first season as the main rival to the PGA Tour.
LIV Golf has upset the golf industry’s established order, for better or worse depending on who you ask. The PGA Circuit, where its greatest draws first established themselves, has been deceived, according to critics of the tour, who are angry about it. Others have criticized them for taking part in a tour that aims to whitewash Saudi Arabia’s record of human rights abuses. In this seasone, you can see live streaming in the USA.
But LIV Golf members assert that it can improve the way that golf is run, while PGA defectors refute the idea that they have wronged anyone by switching to a new circuit.
LIVE Golf: Is it on TV?
There is no LIVE Golf on TV right now. It has no television rights agreements in place, although its main rival, the PGA Tour, has agreed to nine-year broadcasting agreements with CBS, NBC, and ESPN+ that would last until 2030. Although the deal’s financial details have not been made public, it is said to be worth $700 million annually, or more than $6 billion over the duration of the contract.
The best chance LIVE Golf has of landing a TV rights agreement in America is with Fox, who hasn’t exactly demonstrated a desire to air the sport. The network chose to cancel the remaining seven years of its agreement to televise USGA tournaments, including the U.S. Open, in June 2020. It gave NBC the rights.
It seems that LIVE Golf has a long-term goal to find a broadcast partner, commencing in the year 2023. According to the Sports Business Journal, one unnamed LIV official made the following comments on the tour’s goal of finding a broadcast partner:
According to a LIVE official, there is a “very strong likelihood” that LIVE Golf tournaments will be aired in 2023 on either traditional or OTT/streaming platforms. We are certain that we require TV partners.
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How to view LIVE Golf in America
How will viewers watch LIV Golf in the United States, then? from LIVE Golf directly. The tour will broadcast live coverage of each tournament on LIVGolf.com, as well as its Facebook, YouTube, and Facebook sites.
2022 LIVE Golf Schedule
The LIVE Golf season got underway in June at the Centurion Club outside of London and will come to a close on October 27–30 in Miami at the Trump National Golf Club Doral.
|1||Centurion Club||Hertfordshire, England||June 9-11|
|2||Pumpkin Ridge||Portland, Ore.||June 30 – July 2|
|3||Trump National Golf Club Bedminster||Bedminster, N.J.||July 29-31|
|4||The International||Boston||September 2-4|
|5||Rich Harvest Farms||Chicago||September 16-18|
|7||Royal Greens Golf & Country Club||Jeddah, Saudi Arabia||October 14-16|
|8||Trump National Golf Club Doral||Miami||October 27-30|