Who Are Crushers GC? Everything You Need to Know About Bryson DeChambeau’s LIV Golf Warriors

Published 10/04/2023, 1:30 PM EDT

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One of the 12 teams to take part since the inaugural edition of the famous league, Crushers GC boasts a fine record on LIV Golf, with two team wins over the years. Moreover, the name has always proven to be a strong contender in the PIF-funded league. And the squad is led by none other than Bryson DeChambeau, one of the top players in the current golf era.

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The group had turned out to be something of an enigma throughout its appearance in the inaugural season. However, the current four have demonstrated beyond doubt in 2023 that they have more than what it takes to top the list. Let us now take a good look at the side in detail.

The initial roster of the Bryson DeChambeau-led Crushers GC

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The team currently features the likes of DeChambeau, Paul Casey, Charles Howell III, and Anirban Lahiri. The party has seen quite a bit of change since its inception. Initially, the group was led by Peter Uihlein, along with Richard Bland, Travis Smyth, and Phachara Khongwatmai as its members. But Uhlein was replaced by the current skipper during the second event in Portland.

The team went ahead and welcomed Shaun Norris and Justin Harding to the group. But by the third event, two of the players left the squad a little while later, with Harding joining HyFlyers GC and Uhlein leaving for Niblicks GC. Nevertheless, Casey and Howell joined the line-up in the same tournament.

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Well, let us now take a quick peek at each of the current members.

Bryson DeChambeau, the skipper of Crushers GC

One of golf’s longest hitters, the 30-year-old has been instrumental in the rise of the four-member group since his arrival during the second event of the inaugural season. The ‘Scientist’ has a total of eight PGA Tour wins under his belt, including a major victory at the 2020 US Open. Known to be extra meticulous on the course, the American has gone ahead to represent his nation a total of two times at the Ryder Cup.

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As per reports, the professional had received somewhere around $100-$125 million to join the Saudi-backed league, something he calls a ‘no-brainer’. He has a total of 2 wins in LIV Golf, one coming from the 2023 event in Greenbrier and the other from Chicago in the same year. The latter victory helped push his team to a victory with a total of 33 under.

Paul Casey, the Englishman of Crushers GC

Casey boasts a total of 5 Ryder Cup appearances along with 21 professional wins, including 3 on the PGA Tour and a whopping 15 on the DP World Tour, including a victory at the 2009 BMW PGA Championship. The British golfer joined the team with Howell during the 2022 Bedminster event, where he finished sixth, all the while winning a cut of $648,000.

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Casey has a total of four top-10 finishes in the league, with his best performance coming from the LIV Golf Invitational in Bangkok under the Individual division, where he finished T3 with 201 (-15). Moreover, he also placed at T4 with 206 (-7) in the 2023 event in Mayakoba, pushing his squad to a victory in the team event.

Charles Howell III, the second American on the DeChambeau-led team

Howell has a total of four professional wins under his belt, including three PGA Tour victories. The 2018 RSM Classic winner joined the squad with his British colleague in Bedminster, where he finished in 26th place.

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The golfer has a total of five top-10 finishes in the LIV Golf League, with his best finish coming from a victory at the event in Mayakoba. He emerged victorious with a score of 16 under 197, pushing past his former teammate Uihlein, which helped propel his team to a glorious win.

Anirban Lahiri, the sole Indian on Crushers GC

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The Indian golfer has a total of 18 wins in his professional career, including two on the DP World Tour. He had finished as a runner-up to World No. 2 Cameron Smith in the 2022 Players Championship with a score of 276 (-12). The 36-year-old, who turned pro in 2007, managed to become a vital member of the DeChambeau-led team soon after he joined the group during the fourth event in Boston in 2022. Moreover, he finished T2 at the same time with numbers of 15 under 195.

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With a total of five top-10 finishes in the league, the Indian has been placed as the runner-up a total of four times. The latest one came off the event in Chicago with a score of 12-under 201, which saw his captain lift the trophy. Moreover, he managed to help his skipper emerge victorious in the team division for the same.

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One can’t help but look in awe at Bryson DeChambeau and his team, who have proved to be a reckoning force in the PIF-funded league. Well, with the momentum that they have gained, the group will only rake in a lot of accolades in the future.

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Allan Abe

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