Sunday orange has become synonymous with Rickie Fowler, and soon we’ll get to see what the former Oklahoma State star did on Monday night.
Fowler is the latest PGA Tour star to join Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy for the first season of the TGL, a tech-infused golf league that will play on Monday nights, with 15 regular season matches followed by the season.
now up to 59th in the Official World Golf Rankings after falling to 185th In 2022, Fowler will join Woods, McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Max Homma, Collin Morikawa, Matt Fitzpatrick, Adam Scott, Justin Rose, Xander Schaafele and Billy Horschel for the first year.
“The more I learn about TGL, the more excited I am to be a part of it,” Fowler said in a release. “I love the idea of inviting fans to watch golf in an environment that’s on par with other primetime professional sports.”
The league is set to launch in January 2024 and will consist of six, three-player teams competing head-to-head in match play on a virtual golf course combined with a short-game complex. Competitions Palm Beach, Fla. and will be telecast on Monday evening.
The remaining six players participating in the new league will be announced later.