Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s TGL golf venue arena damaged due to roof COLLAPSE, raises concerns regarding player safety

Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy owned TGL has now suffered a huge setback with the roof of their golf venue collapsing overnight.


Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy’s TGL golf venue arena damaged due to roof COLLAPSE, raises concerns regarding player safety

Tiger Woods (L) and Rory McIlroy (R) [Pic Credit: Imago]

The one thing Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy would have hoped to avoid before the start of the TGL was a massive setback. It seems that fate had something else planned for them as they have now suffered a huge nightmare. The roof of the venue for their new TGL league has collapsed, raising concerns regarding the safety of the players.

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The SoFi center scheduled to host the 24-player tournament suffered some damage to its dome section. It is reported that this was caused due to a power outage overnight. Fortunately, no one was injured in his mayhem.

Things could have gone worse had this happened during the tournament. This new out-of-the-blue development has now stunned the audiences. Questions have also been raised about whether the league will be forced to be delayed to repair the damages and ensure no further catastrophe.

The development of this incident was first reported on social media. X account “Flushing It” would share the image of the damage to SoFi Center. Check out that tweet below:

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Will the TGL be delayed due to this roof collapse?

Ever since the development took place, the golf fans have been taken back. For the structure to have suffered this huge damage would mean that it might not be ready to host the event. With the players and teams being announced, the concerning question that has now emerged is whether the TGL will be delayed due to this roof collapse.

SoFi Center
SoFi Center, the venue of the TGL damaged (Pic Credit: X)

As per reports, the league executives are assessing the situation and it is still “too early to determine” the impact this has caused. At first, it was reported that no technology had been affected or damaged due to this. A spokesperson of the league also claimed that the league was still on track to start its scheduled date.

Over the last few weeks, the league shared their playing structure and players who will participate in this new indoor tournament. Six teams will battle it out inside the arena with the help of simulation and other technology.

The original inaugural date for the event had been January 9. There could be an update in the future regarding this matter as the TGL now tries to repair the damaged structure. The delay of the tournament could depend on how fast the repair work takes place and tests regarding the safety concerns of players and spectators.

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