The Miami, Fla. resort, which hosted a PGA Tour stop from 1962 until 2018, joins Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Ore., Trump National Golf Club Bedminster (N.J.), The International in Bolton, Mass., and Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. as U.S.-based hosts of the Saudi-backed league.
LIV Golf announced April 25 it will hold its season-ending Team Championship at Trump National Doral in Miami, Fla., the Gwinnett Daily Post reported. The Team Championship will feature a $50 million purse and conclude an eight-tournament series that kicks off in London in June.
C+RB reported in March four other U.S. clubs would be hosting the Saudi-backed golf series. Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Ore., Trump National Golf Club Bedminster (N.J.), The International in Bolton, Mass., and Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill. are also set to host events in the LIV Golf Invitational Series.
Doral hosted a PGA Tour stop from 1962 until 2018. Former president Donald Trump has owned the property since 2012, when his organization purchased it out of bankruptcy, the Daily Post reported.
“There could not be a more perfect location to host our biggest event of the year at a course with such a long history with professional golfers, and we are excited to add another piece of history to this famed destination,” Greg Norman, CEO & Commissioner of LIV Golf, said in a statement. “I am very much looking forward to October to watch these teams go head-to-head to compete for the largest prize purse in tournament history. As we continue to select locations for our events in world-class cities, we knew Miami had to be included in the rota, and the Blue Monster is a fan favorite and a perfect place to end our inaugural season.”