LIV Golf Invitational Series to consist of eight events, offer $255 million in purses

The Saudi Arabian-financed breakaway golf league isn’t going away.

LIV Golf Investments on Wednesday announced an eight-event series that will start in London in June and will feature four tournaments played in the United States. The LIV Golf Invitational Series will include seven-regular season events and a team championship match-play finale at a yet-to-be-announced site Oct. 28-30.

Total prize money for the eight events will be $255 million, according to LIV Golf Investments, and the seven regular-season tournaments will have total purses of $25 million, which would be the richest in professional golf, with $20 million in individual prizes and