Justin Rose and Xander Schauffele sign on for Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s TMRW golf league

Rose and Schauffele add impressive resumes to TGL's growing roster.


Justin Rose and Xander Schauffele sign on for Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s TMRW golf league

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According to a report by Sports Business Journal, Justin Rose and Xander Schauffele, two of the most promising talents in golf, have signed up to join the forthcoming TMRW Golf League, which is being led by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, both of whom are legendary figures in the sport.

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So far, the TGL has inked deals with 11 players, namely Max Homa, Billy Horschel, Collin Morikawa, Adam Scott, Matt Fitzpatrick, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, and Xander Schauffele. Together, these players boast a remarkable record of 27 major championships, 180 PGA Tour victories, and a cumulative 876 weeks at world No. 1.

The TMRW Golf League’s impressive roster of players promises to provide viewers with a novel and thrilling viewing experience through its inventive format. For Justin and Schauffele, signing up with the TGL means competing with some of the world’s top golfers in a format that seeks to revolutionize traditional golf.

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Olympic gold medalists join the TGL as the league continues to attract top talent ahead of its 2024 launch.

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Justin Rose, the English golfer, boasts an impressive record, having won 11 titles on both the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour. On the other hand, Xander Schauffele, a 29-year-old from California, is making a name for himself as a skilled performer in significant events, having come in second at the 2018 Open, 2019 Masters, and 2021 Masters.

The TGL is a joint venture between PGA Tour, Woods, and McIlroy, featuring a regular season of 15 matches and a postseason. The two-hour head-to-head matches will see players hitting full shots into a simulator, with short-game shots played in front of spectators in a new arena constructed on the Palm Beach State campus situated in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

The TGL has been promoted as a possible game-changer for the conventional golf format, presenting shorter matches, a faster pace of play, and a more casual ambiance. The players are urged to engage with the audience during matches.

The league’s target is to appeal to a younger audience by highlighting social media and broadcasting with a digital-first strategy. The TGL’s acquisition of Rose and Schauffele further enhances its already impressive lineup of players. The TGL has already created a buzz in the golf world, and it will be interesting to see how it develops in the years to come.

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