2023 LIV Golf Singapore Primer: TV, Format, Field, Teams, Odds

Pat Perez LIV Golf Adelaide
Pat Perez of 4Aces GC plays a chip shot on the 18th hole as the gallery looks on during Day 3 of Liv Golf Adelaide at The Grange GC on Apr 23, 2023 in Adelaide, Aus. (Photo by Asanka Ratnayake via Getty Images)

After an epic week in Australia, the LIV Golf League continues its international swing with a maiden stop in Singapore.

The marquee names headlining the LIV Golf Singapore event are major champions Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Bubba Watson, Phil Mickelson, Bryson Dechambeau, Patrick Reed, and Cameron Smith, among others.

Below are some details to get you primed for an exciting week of golf at Sentosa Golf Club.

2023 LIV Golf Singapore

Pro Golf Weekly previews LIV Golf’s stop in Singapore in this week’s 2023 LIV Golf Singapore Primer.

The Skinny

Cameron Smith LIV Golf Adelaide
Crowd cheers Cameron Smith captain of the Ripper GC as he walks up the 12th hole during Day 3 of Liv Golf Adelaide at The Grange GC on Apr 23, 2023 in Adelaide, Aus. (Photo by Mark Brake via Getty Images)

Tournament: LIV Golf Singapore
Dates: Apr 28-30, 2023
Where: Sentosa Island, Singapore
CourseSentosa GC (The Serapong)
Schedule Week: 5 of 14
Distance: Par 71 / 7,406
Format: 54-holes: 12 Teams, 48 Players
Purse: $25,000,000
Winning Share: $4,000,000
Winning Team Share: $3,000,000
TV Broadcast: The CW Network
Time Zone: Singapore Time SGT
Time Difference: 12 Hours ahead of EST (USA)

How to Follow: LIV Golf Singapore

Talor Gooch Wins 2023 LIV GOLF Adelaide
Talor Gooch of RangeGoats GC and caddie Malcolm Baker during day three of Liv Golf Adelaide at The Grange GC on Apr 23, 2023 in Adelaide, Aus. (Photo by Asanka Ratnayake via Getty Images)

The CW Network airs the LIV Golf League in one-hundred-percent of the U.S. markets. (Singapore is 12 hours ahead of EST USA.)

TELEVISION: Sat-Sun: 1-6 p.m. (The CW), LIV Golf Plus

STREAMING: Fri-Sun: 1-6 p.m. (The CW App, LIVGolfPlus.com)

LINKS: Web | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Youtube

The LIV Golf Format

Talor Gooch Wins 2023 LIV GOLF Adelaide
Talor Gooch of the RangeGoats celebrates the win after finishing the 18th hole during day three of Liv Golf Adelaide at The Grange Golf Course on April 23, 2023 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Mark Brake/Getty Images)

The LIV Golf League 2023 features 12 teams comprised of four players competing over a 14-event schedule, with players and teams competing simultaneously for both points and prize money.

Tournaments consist of 54-hole stroke play, no cuts and shotgun starts, ensuring a faster and more exciting pace of play.

Captains: Each team has a captain while members of the four-player teams, including the captain, participate in the three-day tournament.

Individual Winner: The player with the lowest 54-hole stroke play total is the winner. At the season’s end, the player with the most ranking points will be named the season’s Individual Champion.

Team Competition: After each round, the best three scores count to produce a team score. The lowest overall team score after 54 holes is the team winner. The final event of the season is the team championship.

LIV Golf Singapore Field Notes

2022 LIV Golf-Boston Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson, captain of the HY Flyers GC, tosses his golf ball to the gallery on 18 during the final round on Day 3 of the LIV Golf Invitational – Boston on Sept 4, 2022, at The International in Bolton, Mass. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III for Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
  • Six-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Fame member Phil Mickelson is playing at Sentosa for the seventh time in his career. The HyFlyers GC captain last played here in 2012.
  • Ripper GC Captain Cameron Smith and 4Aces GC’s Patrick Reed have competed in professional events in Singapore but are making their first appearances at Sentosa.
  • Korean-born players Kevin Na, Danny Lee and Sihwan Kim of Iron Heads GC should receive plenty of support from the Asian galleries.
  • RangeGoats GCs Talor Gooch became the fourth different individual winner this season with his victory in Adelaide that included consecutive rounds of 10-under 62 in his first two days.
  • 4Aces GC, the defending Team Champions, won in Adelaide for the first time in 2023 by one stroke over Gooch’s RangeGoats GC. It was the 4Aces’ first win outside the U.S.
  • Majesticks GC co-captain Lee Westwood makes his first start since turning 50 years old on Monday to join Phil Mickelson (52) and Richard Bland (50) in the three most-experienced LIV members.
  • 4Aces GC member Peter Uihlein leads the individual standings as the only player with top-10 points finishes in the first four events. Uihlein finished third in the individual champion race during the inaugural 2022 LIV Golf Invitational Series.
Cameron Smith LIV Golf Adelaide
Cameron Smith captain of the Ripper GC acknowledges the crowd after putting on the 18th hole during Day 1 of Liv Golf Adelaide at The Grange GC on Apr 21, 2023 in Adelaide, Aus. (Photo by Mark Brake via Getty Images)
Field: The Players

(Alphabetic order by last name)
1. Ancer, Abraham
2. Bland, Richard
3. Burmester, Dean
4. Casey, Paul
5. Chacarra, Eugenio
6. DeChambeau, Bryson
7. Garcia, Sergio
8. Gooch, Talor
9. Grace, Branden
10. Horsfield, Sam*
11. Howell III, Charles
12. Johnson, Dustin
13. Jones, Matt
14. Kaymer, Martin
15. Kim, Sihwan
16. Koepka, Brooks
17. Koepka, Chase
18. Kokrak, Jason
19. Lahiri, Anirban
20. Lee, Danny
21. Leishman, Marc
22. McDowell, Graeme
23. Mickelson, Phil
24. Morgan, Jediah
25. Munoz, Sebastian
26. Na, Kevin
27. Niemann, Joaquin
28. Oosthuizen, Louis
29. Ortiz, Carlos
30. Pereira, Mito
31. Perez, Pat
32. Pieters, Thomas
33. Piot, James
34. Poulter, Ian
35. Puig, David
36. Reed, Patrick
37. Schwartzel, Charl
38. Smith, Cameron
39. Steele, Brendan
40. Stenson, Henrik
41. Tringale, Cameron
42. Uihlein, Peter
43. Varner III, Harold
44. Vincent, Scott
45. Watson, Bubba
46. Westwood, Lee
47. Wiesberger, Bernd
48. Wolff, Matthew
* Sam Horsfield out. Laurie Canter in.

Top-5 Betting Favorites

1. Cameron Smith 10-1
2. Brooks Koepka 12-1
3. Dustin Johnson 14-1
3. Joaquin Niemann 14-1
3. Patrick Reed 14-1

Full Field & Odds

LIV Golf Singapore Teams

4 Aces Win LIV Golf Adelaide
Patrick Reed ,Dustin Johnson and Pat Perez of the 4 Aces celebrate the team title after Day 3 of Liv Golf Adelaide at The Grange GC on Apr 23, 2023 in Adelaide, Aus. (Photo by Mark Brake via Getty Images)

Below are the 12 teams (with captains italicized) who will compete in Singapore.

  • 4 ACES GCDustin Johnson, Patrick Reed, Peter Uihlein, Pat Perez
  • RIPPER GCCameron Smith, Marc Leishman, Matt Jones, Jediah Morgan
  • CLEEKS GCMartin Kaymer, Graeme McDowell, Bernd Wiesberger, Richard Bland
  • SMASH GCBrooks Koepka, Jason Kokrak, Matthew Wolff, Chase Koepka
  • CRUSHERS GCBryson DeChambeau, Paul Casey, Charles Howell III, Anirban Lahiri
  • MAJESTICKS GCLee Westwood, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson, Sam Horsfield*
  • STINGER GCLouis Oosthuizen, Charl Schwartzel, Branden Grace, Dean Burmester
  • FIREBALLS GCSergio Garcia, Abraham Ancer, Carlos Ortiz, Eugenio Chacarra
  • RANGEGOATS GCBubba Watson, Talor Gooch, Harold Varner III, Thomas Pieters
  • TORQUE GCJoaquin Niemann, Mito Pereira, Sebastian Munoz, David Puig
  • HY FLYERS GCPhil Mickelson, James Piot, Brendan Steele, Cameron Tringale
  • IRON HEADS GCKevin Na, Scott Vincent, Danny Lee, Sihwan Kim

* Sam Horsfield out. Laurie Canter in.

Teams: Top-5 Betting Favorites

1. 4 Aces (DJ) 3-1
2. Crushers (DeChambeau) 5-1
3. Smash (Koepka) 6-1
3. Torque (Niemann) 6-1
3. Fireballs (Sergio) 6-1
3. RangeGoats (Bubba) 6-1

LIV Golf Singapore Course

LIV Golf Singapore
Sentosa has been widely recognized for its commitment to sustainability. (Courtesy: LIV Golf)
  • The Serapong is currently ranked 55th in Golf Digest’s World’s 100 Greatest Courses and ranked No. 1 among all Singapore courses
  • The Serapong opened in 1982 and underwent a major renovation in 2006 and then another large renovation in 2020 led by general manager and director of agronomy Andrew Johnston
  • Sentosa hosted the Singapore Open from 2005 to 2022. LIV Golf League members Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia are past champions, and 17 current LIV golfers have prior experience playing here
  • Sentosa has also hosted eight British Open qualifiers
  • The stretch of holes from hole Nos. 3-7 is known as the Dragon’s Tail. The 495-yard third is the longest par 4 on the course and considered the Serapong’s most difficult hole
  • The signature hole is the 486-yard par-4 fifth, situated in the belly of the Dragon
  • The 444-yard par-4 sixth includes a large rock formation known as the Dragon’s Tooth, as well as a false front known as the Dragon’s Tongue
Fast Facts

Par: 36-35-71
Yards: 7,406
Par 3s: 4 (2, 8, 14, 17)
Par 5s: 3 (4, 7, 18)

LIV Golf Payouts: Points & Money

Henrik Stenson of Majesticks GC celebrates after winning the LIV Golf Invitational – Bedminster at Trump National GC on July 31, 2022 in Bedminster, NJ. (Photo by Jared C. Tilton for LIV via Getty Images)

The tournament winner will receive a $4,000,000 payday along with 40 first-place points.

Note: a one-hole playoff will be conducted if there is a tie for first place after 54 holes. Hole 18 will be repeated until a winner is determined.

1 (40) $4,000,000
2 (30) $2,125,000
3 (24) $1,500,000
4 (18) $1,050,000
5 (16) $975,000
6 (14) $800,000
7 (13) $675,000
8 (12) $625,000
9 (11) $580,000
10 (10) $560,000
11 (8) $540,000
12 (7) $450,000
13 (6) $360,000
14 (5) $270,000
15 (4) $250,000
16 (3) $240,000
17 (3) $232,000
18 (2) $226,000
19 (2) $220,000
20 (2) $200,000
21 (1) $180,000
22 (1) $172,000
23 (1) $170,000
24 (1) $168,000
25 (-) $166,000
26 (-) $164,000
27 (-) $162,000
28 (-) $160,000
29 (-) $158,000
30 (-) $156,000
31 (-) $154,000
32 (-) $152,000
33 (-) $150,000
34 (-) $148,000
35 (-) $146,000
36 (-) $144,000
37 (-) $142,000
38 (-) $140,000
39 (-) $138,000
40 (-) $136,000
41 (-) $134,000
42 (-) $132,000
43 (-) $130,000
44 (-) $128,000
45 (-) $126,000
46 (-) $124,000
47 (-) $122,000
48 (-) $120,000

Next Stop: LIV Golf Tulsa

LIV Golf Tulsa 2023 Cedar Ridge CC
Cedar Ridge CC will host the 2023 LIV Golf Tulsa, May 12-14. (Courtesy: LIV Golf)

The LIV Golf League’s sixth tournament of the 2023 season will be LIV Golf Tulsa, marking the league’s first visit to Oklahoma.

A posse of former Cowboys will feel right at home on the range, and on the course itself, as the LIV Golf League sweeps into Tulsa.

No fewer than five of the pros in the field – Eugenio Chacarra, Charles Howell III, Peter Uihlein, Matthew Wolff and Talor Gooch – played collegiately for the Oklahoma State Cowboys before beginning their pro careers. They will be joined by Abraham Ancer, who played for the Sooners of Oklahoma University.

Now all six are due back in the state as The Cedar Ridge Country Club, on the south-eastern outskirts of Tulsa, stages three days of scintillating golf.

Sources: LIV Golf Media, Getty Images


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