Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Andre Iguodala Join Ownership Team of Golf League Founded by Woods and McIlroy

         

Summary: San Francisco’s sports stars, including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Andre Iguodala, are now part owners of TGL golf, the indoor golf league founded by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. The ownership team is led by Marc Lasry, Chairman and CEO of Avenue Capital Group. They have purchased the San Francisco TGL team, representing the fifth team to join the startup league. TGL aims to revolutionize golf by utilizing virtual courses and tech advancements. The league has attracted big investors and team owners, including Arthur Blank, John Henry, Tom Werner, Alexis Ohanian, Serena and Venus Williams, and Steve Cohen. TGL’s inaugural season is set to begin in January.

San Francisco’s biggest sports stars, including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Andre Iguodala, have joined an ownership team to purchase the San Francisco team of TGL golf, the indoor golf league founded by Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. The ownership team is led by Marc Lasry, Chairman and CEO of Avenue Capital Group. Lasry recently launched the Avenue Sports Fund, and the investment in TGL San Francisco is the fund’s first major investment.

As the fifth team to join the startup indoor golf league, TGL San Francisco will be a part of the league’s inaugural season starting on January 9 in Palm Beach, Florida. The league has attracted other notable investors and team owners such as Arthur Blank, John Henry, Tom Werner, Alexis Ohanian, Serena and Venus Williams, and Steve Cohen. TGL aims to revolutionize golf with its tech-forward approach, utilizing virtual courses and tech-infused enchantments throughout.

The TGL league, which recently announced a media rights deal with ESPN, has already secured commitments from 24 PGA Tour stars to participate in its inaugural season. The league will consist of four-player teams competing in match-play format over 15 regular season matches, followed by semifinals and finals matches.

Tags: Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, TGL golf, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy, Marc Lasry, Avenue Capital Group, indoor golf league, PGA Tour

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