Industry News

Industry Notes: Monday, January 30, 2023

LIV Golf announces remaining sites for 2023 LIV Golf League; LPGA announces behind-the-scene series that documents 2023 season; Clear Creek Tahoe reaches real estate milestone

LPGA: Announces the creation of "Drive On: LPGA All Access," a multi-episode series that will air on LPGA platforms and give fans a beyond-the-course glimpse into the lives of some LPGA Tour players throughout the 2023 season. Approximately 10 episodes are planned for 2023 with the first debuting on Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. ET on YouTube and

Clear Creek Tahoe: Private residential community located on the eastern slope of the Carson Range in Nevada recently announced its 300th residential sale, a milestone achievement as it approaches a full sellout. In 2022, Clear Creek Tahoe sold 31 homes and homesites, representing a total sales volume of more than $56 million. Clear Creek Tahoe currently has more than 185 homes in the design or construction process.

PuttView: Debuted its PuttView X, an Augmented Reality training aid system that reads greens, calculates distance, break, slope and speed, at the PGA Show in Orlando, Florida. With see-through displays, PuttView X overlays putt information such as start line, ball path, speed animations and contours onto the green, providing a holographic view of any putt. PuttView X costs $14,480 and will begin shipping to consumers in June.

Aramco Saudi Ladies International: Tournament confirms that 13 major champions will compete in the event that will feature a record $5 million purse. The major champions playing are In Gee Chun, Anna Nordqvist, Lexi Thompson, Georgia Hall, Ashleigh Buhai, Patty Tavatanakit, Kim A-Lim, Hannah Green, Jeong Eun Lee6, Danielle Kang, Lydia Ko, Hyo-Joo Kim and Ji Eun-Hee. The tournament is scheduled for Feb. 16-19 at Royal Greens Golf and Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia.

Asian Tour: Announces that the 2023 International Series will debut at Al Mouj Golf, Feb. 9-12 in Muscat, Oman. The 132-player field will feature major winners Sergio Garcia, Graeme McDowell, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel. In its second year, The International Series will contribute more than $20 million to the 2023 Asian Tour prize funds. Comprising of 10 events, an increase from seven in 2022, this investment ensures elevated purses of minimum $2 million per tournament.

LIV Golf: Announces the remainder of events for its 2023 LIV Golf League, including a return to five venues that hosted tournaments as part of the 2022 LIV Golf Invitational Series — Centurion Club, Hemel Hempstead, England, July 7-9), Trump National Golf Club Bedminster (Bedminster, New Jersey, Aug. 11-13), Rich Harvest Farms (Sugar Grove, Illinois, Sept. 22-24), Trump National Doral Golf Club (Miami, Florida, Oct. 20-22) and Royal Greens Golf and Country Club (King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia, Nov. 3-5). Also, Orange County National Golf Center (Winter Graden, Florida, March 31-April 2) and Trump National Golf Club (Sterling, Virginia, May 26-28) will hold events. There will be 14 events in this inaugural season.

AHRC New York City Foundation: Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner will honor Hall of Fame member Annika Sorenstam, the first golfer to be selected in the benefit's 43-year history, on Feb. 7 at Pier 61 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. Also, New York Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka, New York Mets manager Buck Showalter and Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo will be honored. The "Thurmans," in honor of the former New York Yankees catcher, are presented to individuals for on-field excellence, community outreach and betterment of their sport. The AHRC NYC benefit has raised more than $19 million to help children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities to lead more productive lives.