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LIV Golf Promotions field features major champion, Ryder Cup players

LIV Golf Promotions field features major champion, Ryder Cup players

The field is set for the first ever LIV Golf Promotions event.

Three spots are available at the inaugural event at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Dec. 8-10, that will feature a field of 73 players. The top-three finishers from the three-day, four-round event will be drafted onto a LIV Golf League team ahead of the first event of the season at LIV Golf Mayakoba in Mexico, Feb. 2-4, 2024.

Fifty-nine players will compete in the first round Dec. 8, and the top 20 and ties will advance to the second round, where scores will reset. The advancing players will be joined by 14 players who are exempt into the second round. Another cut will be made after 36 holes to just the top 20 players. Scores will once again reset and the advancing 20 will compete for the top three over 36 holes on the final day. Players who finish Nos. 4-10 will be exempt for all 2024 events on The International Series sanctioned by the Asian Tour.

All four players who were relegated after the 2023 LIV Golf season – Sihwan Kim, Chase Koepka, Jed Morgan and James Piot – are in the field and automatically through to the second round.

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The biggest names in the field are 2013 PGA Championship winner Jason Dufner, former Ryder Cuppers Victor Dubuisson and Jeff Overton, as well as amateurs Max Kennedy, Ryan Griffin and Sampson-Yunhe Zheng, the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship runner-up.

First round field

Player OWGR rank
Jaco Ahlers 288
Bobby Bai 1184
Lachlan Barker 1258
Zach Bauchou 620
Austin Bautista 796
Lucas Bjerregaard 801
Miguel Carballo 866
Luis Carrera 2153
Lee Chieh-po 440
Chonlatit Chuenboonngam 669
Andrew Dodt 568
Victor Dubuisson 1013
Jaewoong Eom 381
Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano 1232
Ryan Griffin (a) NR
Jeongwoo Ham 352
Seungsu Han 459
Scott Hend 739
Berry Henson 514
Jazz Janewattananond 345
Brendan Jones 615
Chanmin Jung 437
Sadom Kaewkanjana 218
Kyungnam Kang 349
Max Kennedy (a) 4113
Taichi Kho 385
Phachara Khongwatmai 224
Bio Kim 302
Ronan Kleu 2368
Karandeep Kochhar 474
Guntaek Koh 323
Jinichiro Kozuma 528
Junghwan Lee 408
Richard T. Lee 320
Taehee Lee 490
Steve Lewton 346
Luis Masaveu (a) 2360
Kyongjun Moon 471
Kerry Mountcastle 1390
Zach Murray 789
Jeff Overton 1733
Turk Petit 819
Settee Prakongvech 566
Tapio Pulkkanen 357
Alvaro Quiros 992
Ryan Ruffels 1708
Poom Saksansin 363
Micah Lauren Shin 686
Travis Smyth 269


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