Mito Pereira, that in 2015 misused an opportunity to end up being the very first male from Chile to win a significant champion and also the very first PGA Tour novice to win one in 11 years, has actually formally signed up with the LIV Golf League.
Pereira, 27, and also Sebastian Munoz, one more PGA Tour participant, were amongst 4 gamers on the Torque GC roster that was revealed by LIV Golf onWednesday Captain Joaquin Niemann, that is from Chile, and also previous Arizona State celebrity David Puig likewise are back.
In May, Pereira had a 1-stroke lead over Justin Thomas and also Will Zalatoris heading right into the 72nd opening of the 2022 PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa,Oklahoma Needing a the same level to win, Pereira carded a double-bogey after striking his tee fired right into the water. He linked for 3rd; Thomas beat Zalatoris in a three-hole playoff.
There had actually been supposition concerning Pereira, that is rated 46th in the Official World Golf Ranking, and also Munoz signing up with the LIV Golf League for months. Munoz, that is rated 96th worldwide, had one PGA Tour success– he beat Sungjae Im in a playoff to declare the 2019Sanderson Farms Championship Pereira had 6 top-10 coatings and also no victories in 39 starts on excursion.
The LIV Golf League, which starts its 2nd period at Mayakoba in Mexico following week, is introducing its 48-man roster over the following 3 days. The 12 groups will certainly include 4 energetic gamers and also one get. The lineups aren’t anticipated to be as liquid as they were throughout LIV Golf’s inaugural project.
Two various other lineups were revealed onWednesday Matthew Wolff is relocating from Phil Mickelson’s HyFlyers GC to Brooks Koepka’s Smash GC. Koepka’s sibling, Chase, and also Jason Kokrak complete his group.
Majestics GC, which is captained by Henrik Stenson and also Ian Poulter, will certainly have the exact same roster as in 2015. Lee Westwood and also Sam Horsfield likewise get on the team.
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