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San Francisco Joins TGL Golf Line-Up: Avenue Sports and Steph Curry on Board

San Francisco Joins TGL Golf Line-Up: Avenue Sports and Steph Curry on Board

Key Points:

  • San Francisco is confirmed as the newest team in TGL, with the ownership group led by Marc Lasry and Steph Curry.
  • TGL San Francisco is the second Californian club, hinting at a potential rivalry with Los Angeles Golf Club.
  • The final five players for the first TGL season have been announced: Patrick Cantlay, Lucas Glover, Wyndham Clark, Kevin Kisner, and Min Woo Lee.

San Francisco Emerges as Newest TGL Team

In the lead-up to the inaugural TGL season, San Francisco has been confirmed as the latest addition to this budding golf league. The ownership group steering this venture includes prominent figures like Marc Lasry, of Avenue Sports Fund, and NBA sensation Stephen Curry. This move consolidates San Francisco as a significant player in the realm of sports, beyond its traditional NBA and MLB franchises.

Ownership and Potential Rivalries

Marc Lasry, co-founder and CEO of Avenue Capital, was previously co-owner of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. Now, with the strategic partnership with Curry, he’s making his inaugural investment in golf through TGL. Furthermore, other Golden State Warriors like Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson are also part of this ownership group.

This new team adds another layer to the sports fabric of California, potentially setting the stage for a rivalry with the Los Angeles Golf Club, owned by Alexis Ohanian, Serena Williams, and Venus Williams, among others.

A Stellar Lineup of Team Ownership Across TGL

Besides TGL San Francisco, the league has diverse ownership groups with vast experience in sports team management spanning the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and more. Among them are Arthur M. Blank leading Atlanta Drive GC and John Henry steering TGL Boston. These seasoned veterans in sports ownership add credibility and stability to TGL’s structure.

Final Roster Updates and Season’s Kick-Off

As the first season of TGL approaches, the league has confirmed five more players to complete its Season One roster. The list includes notable names like Patrick Cantlay, Lucas Glover, Wyndham Clark, Kevin Kisner, and Min Woo Lee. These players will be distributed among the six teams, each comprising a four-man roster.

The season is slated to tee off on January 9th, with the games being aired on ESPN and ESPN+. With such a strong roster and impactful ownership groups, TGL is already drawing attention as it gears up for its inaugural season.

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