Danny Lee, a Korean player from New Zealand, is expected to move to LIV Golf, which is sponsored by Saudi Arabia.
American sports media ESPN reported that “Danny Lee, Thomas Peters (Belgium) and Brendan Steele (USA) will join LIV Golf.”
LIV Golf, which will open the 2023 season in Mexico on the 24th, plans to announce the list of additional players on the 20th.
ESPN first reported on the transfer of Danny Lee, Peters and Steele to LIV prior to the official announcement of LIV Golf.
Danny Lee, whose Korean name is Lee Jin-myeong, is a 33-year-old player who won the US Professional Golf (PGA) Tour once in 2015.
In 2009, during his amateur years, he won the European Tour Johnnie Walker Classic and rose to No. 1 in the amateur world rankings.
When Danny Lee joins LIV Golf, he will become the third Korean player to play for LIV Golf.
Currently, Kevin and Sihwan Kim (above USA) belong to LIV Golf.
Danny Lee also participated in the PGA Tour Genesis Invitational (total prize money of $20 million) being held in Pacific Palisades, California, USA this week, but was eliminated from the cut.
He earned $15,363,106 in career prize money (approximately 19.97 billion won) on the PGA Tour.
Peters is a member of the DP World Tour and is currently ranked 34th in the world. 먹튀검증
He has six career victories on the European Tour, and tied for fourth at the 2017 Masters.
Steele, who has won 3 times on the PGA Tour, was scheduled to appear at the Genesis Invitational this week, but withdrew before the opening.