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Feb 1st, 2024


An early glance at LIV Golf Mayakoba

An early glance at LIV Golf Mayakoba, the season-opening tournament in the 2024 LIV Golf League.


  • When: February 2-4
  • Where: El Camaleón Mayakoba Golf Course, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Competition: Three rounds/54 holes of stroke play
  • Purse: $25 million US ($20 million individual, $5 million team)
  • Winner’s Share: $4 million USD (individual), $3 million USD (team)
  • Local Tee Times: Shotgun Start for Rds. 1 & 2 at 1:15 p.m. ET; Rd. 3 at 1:05 p.m. ET


  • The LIV Golf League kicks off its second full 14-tournament season and third overall since the inaugural LIV Golf Invitational beta-season of 2022.
  • El Camaleón Mayakoba is hosting the LIV Golf season opener for the second consecutive year.
  • Reigning Masters champion Jon Rahm makes his LIV Golf debut.
  • Charles Howell III is the defending individual champion, and his Crushers GC team returns intact as the defending team tournament champion.
  • Captained by Bryson DeChambeau, Crushers also begin the season as the reigning Team Champions.
  • The 2023 Individual Champion, Talor Gooch, makes his debut as a member of Brooks Koepka's Smash GC.
  • International Series champion Andy Ogletree and LIV Golf Promotions winners Kalle Samooja, Kieran Vincent and Jinichiro Kozuma make their debuts as full-time LIV Golf members.
  • Nine of the returning 12 teams will have at least one new player in their lineup


LIV Golf defending Individual Champion Talor Gooch is one of several returning players who have changed teams for 2024. The list below:
TALOR GOOCH – Traded to Smash GC
HAROLD VARNER III – Traded to 4Aces GC
MATTHEW WOLFF – Traded to RangeGoats GC
PETER UIHLEIN – Traded to RangeGoats GC
GRAEME McDOWELL – Signed by Smash GC
CARLOS ORTIZ – Signed by Torque GC
DAVID PUIG – Signed by Fireballs GC


Playa del Carmen, Mexico
PAR: 71
YARDAGE: 7,116
  • Hosting LIV Golf League season opener for second consecutive year
  • Designed by LIV Golf Commissoner and CEO Greg Norman, the course melds into various ecosystems, including tropical junge, dense mangroves and freshwater canals, and two holes on the beach with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea
  • Defending individual champ is Charles Howell, who won by four strokes last year at 16 under
  • Defending team champion is Crushers GC, which won with a counting score of 26 under
  • El Camaleón has hosted world-class professional golf events since 2007
  • In addition to Howell, past winners at El Camaleón currently playing for LIV Golf include Graeme McDowell and Pat Perez
  • Recent updates include: Green complexes at holes 4 and 8; expanded professional tees at holes 9 and 12; and new professional tee at holes 10 and 18
  • Grass type: Paspalum Seailse 1 on all tees, fairways, greens, first cut, rough and fringe/collar
  • Projected green speed: 10.6-10.8
Hardest hole: par-4 12th with a stroke average of 4.424
Easiest hole: par-5 5th with a stroke average of 4.528
Field averages
Driving distance: 284.5 yards
Fairways hit: 51.2%
Greens in regulation: 60.8%
Putts per hole: 1.57
Stroke average: 71.194


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TAGS: LIV Golf, Mayakoba, 2024