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How Important Is 2023 LIV Golf Jeddah? All We Need to Know About the Flagship Event of the Rival League

Published 10/08/2023, 8:00 AM EDT

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The LIV Golf Jeddah presented by ROSHN at the Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in Saudi Arabia is all set to begin on October 13. The LIV Jeddah is not just any other tournament but rather a very crucial event in the league’s golf calendar.

This event will have an impact on individual rankings as well as team seedings. There is so much at stake for golfers. A whopping $25 million prize money will be the last thing on the minds of most players. Let’s dive into the story.

The Stakes and Rewards at LIV Golf Jeddah

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The significance of the event shows in the fact that it ends the league’s 2023 regular-season. The event will see half the players secure their LIV Golf League spot for the next season. This puts additional pressure on the players to bring out their best performances to jump up places in the individual rankings. The top 24 players at the end of the event are guaranteed a spot for the next year.

Players from 25-44 will have an uncertain future, while players from 45-48 will be dropped for the next season for sure. LIV Golf Team Championship in Miami’s team seedings will also be determined by the final team standings following the LIV Golf Jeddah event.

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The top four teams receive first-round byes, making it crucial for teams to perform well in Jeddah to secure advantageous positions in the Team Championship.

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It may be noted that the relegated players will have the opportunity to compete in the league’s promotional tournament to regain their spot for the 2024 season.

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A star-studded event for LIV

LIV Golf Jeddah attracts a star-studded cast of golfers, including major winners and leading names in the game like Brooks Koepka who was recently spotted at the Ryder Cup as well. He was the only player from the league to feature in the prestigious competition in Rome.

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The location of the event in Saudi Arabia contributes to the global appeal of professional golf, bringing together players from diverse backgrounds and providing an opportunity to grow the game in the region. Who are you backing to win? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Roshni Yadav is a new golf writer at EssentiallySports. She is also a national level golfer, putting her golf expertise into her writing. Tiger Woods and Adam Scott happen to be her favorites to watch and learn from.
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