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Rory McIlroy Thinks New Golf Event Will Extend Tiger Woods' Time At The Top

Rory McIlroy Thinks New Golf Event Will Extend Tiger Woods' Time At The Top
By Gary Connaughton Updated

It is clear that professional golf is currently undergoing a major revolution.

With the emergence of LIV Golf having thrown a spanner into the traditional structures within the sport, it was always likely that the PGA Tour would react by making some changes of their own.

A couple of big ones have been confirmed in recent days.

Not only will the tour ensure that 60 of the world's best players will take in at least 20 PGA Tour events each season, but the sport is set to introduce a completely new format that will certainly be an intriguing addition.

Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods have teamed up to launch TMRW Sports, a 'high-tech golf league' that will see the sport take advantage of technology to host indoor events and broadcast it to the masses.

It will feature a 3v3 team format, lasting around two hours and taking place on Monday evenings. It is set to get underway in 2024.

Rory McIlroy hopes new format will lengthen career of Tiger Woods

This new event will not require the commitment or physical endurance we normally see in regular tournaments, something that could help Tiger Woods.

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The 46-year old took part in only three events in 2022 as his body continues to break down, although Rory McIlroy hopes this latest move can prolong his time at the top of the sport.

Who knows where we’re going to see Tiger Woods play golf next, right?

We don’t know what his schedule is going to be. We don’t know how his body is going to be.

But to be able to see him still showcase his skills on primetime TV, without really any wear and tear on his body, I think to be able to see Tiger hit golf shots and still sort of provide people with a glimpse of his genius, I think it is a really good use of his time.

Each season will see 15 of these events take place from 2024, played on a virtual course. Six teams will take part, likely to include the biggest names on the PGA Tour.

It will certainly be interesting how it is received.

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SEE ALSO: PGA Tour Announces Restructure To Combat LIV Golf Threat


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