Giannis Antetokounmpo has invested within the Los Angeles Golf Membership set to play the TGL golf league that Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy co-founded. The NBA star’s funding in LAGC was joined by his brothers Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex — who all play skilled basketball.
LAGC’s star-studded possession group consists of tennis legends Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. TGL expects to start play in January 2024 out of its high-tech Florida golf facility on the campus of Palm Seaside State School.
“We need to make golf our personal and for everyone,” Giannis said. “We couldn’t be extra excited to form the way forward for this sport.”
TMRW Sports activities, the father or mother firm of TGL, has so far introduced Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Boston as three of its six inaugural groups. The Atlanta membership is owned by Atlanta Falcons and United proprietor Arthur Clean, whereas Boston Purple Sox and Liverpool father or mother firm Fenway Sports activities Group personal TGL’s Boston staff.
TMRW Sports activities CEO Mike McCarley is the previous president of NBC’s Golf Channel. TGL’s tech-infused model of play will combine drives hit off a golf simulator with putts and different photographs hit in entrance of a reside viewers. Golfers Woods, McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa, Matt Fitzpatrick, Justin Rose, Adam Scott, Xander Schauffele, Max Homa, Billy Horschel, and Rickie Fowler are confirmed to play within the TGL, which has partnered with the PGA Tour.
LAGC will not be the primary sports activities staff funding from Giannis Antetokounmpo, because the Milwaukee Bucks star additionally owns a stake in MLS membership Nashville SC. TGL has but to announce a broadcast companion, however it’s anticipated to play 15 Monday Night time matches subsequent yr.