Major champs descend on Florida for LIV Golf Orlando

LIV Golf League will tee off at Orange Country National GC March 31 - April 2 in its third tournament of 2023 - LIV Golf Orlando.

ORLANDO, Florida – Following a memorable league launch in Mayakoba, Mexico, won by Bryson DeChambeau’s Crushers and individual champion Charles Howell III, the LIV Golf League saw an exhilarating finish in Tucson, Arizona. Fireballs, featuring captain Sergio Garcia, Abraham Ancer, Eugenio Chacarra and Carlos Ortiz, captured the team win while Danny Lee of Iron Heads sank a thrilling birdie putt on the final round’s third playoff hole to claim the individual title.

Now, 48 of the world’s best golfers travel to Orange County National in Florida for the league’s third event of the season, LIV Golf Orlando, this week.

Showcasing many of the sport’s biggest names, LIV Golf’s 12 teams include reigning Open Champion Cameron Smith, World Golf Hall of Famer Phil Mickelson, two-time major winner Dustin Johnson and four-time major winner Brooks Koepka. More than a quarter (13) of the league’s star-studded, international field are major champions, with 24 crowns between them. The field represents 16 different nations, includes 18 Olympians, and has made 125 combined appearances in the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup, with more than half of the league having competed in the biennial team events. In total, LIV Golf League players have amassed 530 worldwide wins across multiple tours, and four players have held the title of World No. 1.

Danny Lee took home the LIV Tucson trophy and a $4 million purse after outlasting Carlos Ortiz, Brendan Steele and Louis Oosthuizen in the four-man playoff Sunday March 19.

This is the first official season of the LIV Golf League, with a 14-tournament schedule being hosted in seven different countries at some of the world’s top courses.

Players are in pursuit of the 2023 LIV Golf Individual Championship and 2023 Team Championship, and after two events, Charles Howell III sits atop LIV Golf`s individual standings with 56 points. The team standings, which decide seeding for the season-ending Team Championship, are currently led by captain Dustin Johnson’s 4 Aces (48 points).

LIV Golf Orlando will air from 1 pm to 6 pm ET on Saturday and Sunday on The CW Network’s linear and digital platforms and LIV Golf Plus, with Friday’s round carried on The CW App and LIV Golf Plus. This season, all eight US-based tournaments and six international events are being broadcast across the US and streamed live to The CW App, which has been downloaded over 92 million times and is available on all major platforms. In addition, LIV Golf tournaments are carried on more than a dozen international broadcast partners, delivering league broadcasts in over 160 territories to more than 380 million homes worldwide.

Bill Sangster, a life-long golf aficionado and former Sergeant in Marines, moved to Cape Cod in 1974 where he raised his family while working as educator with the Sandwich School System for 23 years. With his Falmouth home adjacent to Paul Harney’s Golf Course, Bill spent many days learning and playing the game of golf. He was a member of White Cliffs Country Club and Sandwich Hollows Country on Cape Cod. In 2018 he continued his love for the game of golf by moving to “The Villages” in Florida. He now will admit to anyone who asks that he is addicted to the game of golf! Bill can be reached at

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