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LIV Golf Pros Lined Up For Dubai Desert Classic On DP World Tour

LIV Golf Pros Lined Up For Dubai Desert Classic On DP World Tour

As the golfing year of 2023 begins we see a whole host of big events lined up throughout the next 12 months. We’ve already seen Jon Rahm fight back to claim the Sentry Tournament of Champions, while Continental Europe put on a dazzling display to beat team GB&I at the Hero Cup.

With the DP World Tour season underway, we head to Abu Dhabi for the first Rolex Series event of the year, followed by the Hero Dubai Desert Classic a week later. However, it’s certain names in the field that are perhaps the big talking point so far, with a number of LIV players listed for the opening tournaments of 2023.

Hovland with the Dubai Desert Classic trophy

Viktor Hovland will be looking to defend his Dubai Desert Classic title

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This isn’t something new though as, you may remember back in September, controversy surrounded the BMW PGA Championship when over 15 LIV golfers were listed in the field for the flagship tournament. Within the event, LIV players were excluded from the Pro-Am, with Rory McIlroy and Matt Fitzpatrick calling it “odd” and “disappointing” that they were present.


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