The TGL golf competition will involve six teams of four players in team-based events. Originally, the inaugural season of the tech-powered, team-based circuit was supposed to kick off in January at a new facility in Florida. However, due to damage to its planned venue, the inaugural season has been delayed until 2025.
The delay in the inaugural season has caused more pressure on its ambitious schedule. The season was originally planned around participating players’ PGA Tour calendars and broadcast partner ESPN’s programming slate. The decision has been made to delay the first event by a year, causing disappointment among fans and industry insiders alike.
TMRW Sports chief executive Mike McCarley stated that their steadfast belief in the success of TGL and their alignment with the decision to postpone the inaugural season will allow them to regroup and return with the best product possible at their preferred time on the sports calendar. Rosalyn Durant, executive vice president of programming and acquisitions at ESPN, also commented that they have believed in them and their vision from the beginning and that has not changed. The additional time to plan, test and rehearse will only make it better for everyone involved. She added that they look forward to launching the inaugural season on ESPN next year.