Liv Golf stars set for giant check at Sentosa’s Serapong course

SINGAPORE — Golf followers in Singapore are set for a three-day world-class motion as 48 golf stars from the Liv Golf Singapore introduced by Resorts World Sentosa tussle for glory on the famed Serapong course on the Sentosa Golf Membership from Apr 28-30.

Famend for its ‘Match Prepared’ conditioning, playability, and manicured fairways, the Serapong’s course will play witness to gamers together with main winners Brooks Koepka, Cameron Smith, Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed, Henrik Stenson, who will battle it out within the simultaneous group and particular person play as they pursue the LIV Golf League particular person championship and group championship, the end result of a world 14-event season happening throughout seven completely different international locations.

Singapore is the fifth cease within the Liv Golf League, and Ian Poulter, who gained the 2009 Singapore Open, is happy to return and play a match right here once more.

“It doesn’t really feel prefer it was 14 years in the past that I managed to win down there, nevertheless it’s an important golf course. It’s a very fiddly, advanced sort course. Positional play is one thing that I really like. It’s going to be a brand new course for lots of people, nevertheless it’s a course that clearly I performed fairly properly a number of instances and I’m wanting ahead to getting again,” stated 47-year-old Poulter, who’s the captain of group Majesticks GC, alongside fellow European golf stars Lee Westwood and Henrik Stenson.

“We have been there for the Singapore Grand Prix final yr. It was very nice to get again on the market and have slightly early look to see the couple of modifications they’ve made. I believe everybody who’s taking part in goes to benefit from the course and it’s in probably the greatest cities on this planet, so it’s going to be an important week,” added Ian, who was as soon as ranked quantity 5 on this planet.

Louis Oosthuizen, the captain of the all-South African Stingers GC, which options Branden Grace, Dean Burmester and Charl Schwartzel, has a variety of love for the 6,765-metre, par 72 course. The 2010 Singapore Open champion simply missed out on victory on the course in 2012, dropping out in a play-off to Italy’s Matteo Manassero in an exciting finale to the Singapore Open.

In line with Oosthuizen, accuracy off the tee can be essential for the 48 world-class gamers battling it out in group and particular person codecs over three days of elite-level golf.

“Serapong is a superb golf course – should you’re driving properly it’s going to be an enormous benefit. On a variety of tee pictures, you can not bail out, you simply have to face there and completely rip it. I actually love that place. It’s an important resort. I’m bringing my household over for the week. We had an important expertise final time I used to be there, and I’m actually enthusiastic about this match being on the schedule,” defined Oosthuizen whose group is at present in third place on the leaderboard.

Reside Golf Staff Standings | Picture: screengrab / Liv Golf

4Aces GC is main the paces on the high, with Torque GC following shut behind in second place. Aces are captained by American Dustin Johnson, who has two main championships below him, having gained the 2016 US Open and the 2020 Masters Match. In the meantime, Torque is led by the 24-year-old Chilean Joaquin Niemann, who had two wins on the PGA Tour in 2019 and 2022. 

Grounds passes for LIV Golf Singapore, introduced by Resorts World Sentosa begin at SGD 54 (US $40) per day and are all-inclusive of the match fan actions on website. Children aged 12 years and below obtain complimentary admission to the match when accompanied by an grownup with a grounds move for the chosen day.

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