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Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian’s Golf Club Shares Disappointing Update as Tiger Woods-Backed League Rocked by Shock Accident

Published 11/20/2023, 10:17 PM EST

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Bad news for TGL fans! The Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy-led golf league, which includes a team owned by Serena Williams and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, just announced a roadblock. It’s the Los Angeles-based golf team. While everyone was excited about the league’s debut in 2024, there’s been a huge shift in the plan due to an unforeseen problem.

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For the past few months, the Reddit co-founder has been promoting the golf venture with all his heart. Understandably, he has also stood with the league’s decision, as the TGL faced a crucial problem out of nowhere.

Serena Williams’ husband cites ‘ups and downs’ as part of the game!


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Just a day ago, TGL announced that it would be postponing the debut of the simulator Golf League to 2025 because of a damaging incident that occurred at its host facility, the SoFi Center in Palm Beach Gardens. At first, the event was supposed to kick off on January 9, 2024, but now that the purpose-built new building in Florida was damaged, plans were needed to be tweaked.

The 40-year-old American entrepreneur took to his Instagram account to share the actual story behind the delay. He wrote in the caption, “Just like the game of golf, there are ups and downs.” This message to the golf community, showcased their gratitude to the fanbase for their support while they go through a disaster.


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Next, Ohanian also detailed the reason behind the delay. He highlighted that on November 15, the roof of the SoFi Center collapsed overnight, which led to a significant disruption of the construction of the arena. Fortunately, there were no injuries, but somewhere down the line, it disappointed the league fans and LAGC fans, who were eagerly waiting for the event.

Subsequently, Williams’ husband has a special connection with the league, as he and his wife were the first to pick a team. But do you know that not only their fans but even the 23-time Grand Slam Champion’s husband was quite ready for TGL season one?

Alexis Ohanian was all set for TGL season 1!


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As the tournament was initially scheduled in just 2 months, everybody, including the 40-year-old entrepreneur, was excited about the league’s debut. But this excitement is something that he has been carrying for the past few months. Back in September, he took to his Instagram account to share a video as he awaited action in the tournament.

Along with that, he wrote, “Get ready. @wearelagc coming in hot in JANUARY.” Whether it be soccer or golf, the Reddit co-founder is the biggest supporter of his team. And not only him, but his tennis legend wife and his two daughters are also co-owners of the team, making it a family golf affair.


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Nevertheless, what are your thoughts on the disappointing update? Do let us know in the comment section below.

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Written by:

Pratishtha Prakash


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Sports have been a part of my life right from my early childhood. I have carried an unquenchable desire to report on the fascinating developments in the off-court lives of the biggest tennis stars. I have written more than 1600 articles and covered a different aspect of the tennis world in almost every article.
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