2024 LIV Golf Las Vegas format, cut rules and playoff format
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2024 LIV Golf Las Vegas format, cut rules and playoff format

A photo of golfer Jon Rahm

The 2024 LIV Golf Las Vegas format has been unveiled, with the LIV Golf event played at Las Vegas Country Club in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 2024 LIV Golf Las Vegas field is 54 players.

The LIV Golf Las Vegas field is made up of many top players as well as a variety of lesser-known players, with new signees like Jon Rahm, Tyrrell Hatton, Adrian Meronk and Lucas Herbert in the league this year.

LIV Golf Las Vegas individual format

The LIV Golf Las Vegas format is a 54-hole event. The field is divided into groups while playing in two formats: an individual event with a $20 million purse, as well as a team-based event with 12 four-person teams competing for a separate $5 million purse awarded to the top three teams.

A cut is not made after 36 holes.

For the third round, pairings and tee times are made based on each player's total score through two rounds.

The player with the lowest total score after 54 holes is the winner. The team with the lowest 54-hole total wins the separate team competition.

A playoff to settle any ties after 54 holes will be played under rules similar to the PGA Tour. The LIV Golf Invitational Series playoff format is a sudden-death format. The players compete hole-by-hole until a winner is determined by a player scoring the lowest among the remaining players.

The winning player will get $4 million and 40 LIV Golf League points.

LIV Golf Las Vegas team format

The concurrent team competition sees the 13 four-person teams counting individual scores each day. The three best scores on each team will count toward the team total for the first two rounds. All four scores for the final round will count toward the team total. The lowest total team score wins.

The winning team will earn $3 million for the franchise.

This year, there are 13 teams of four, meaning there are two players in the field that are not affiliated with any team. Those individuals compete only in the individual tournament and have no bearing on the team competition.

LIV Golf Las Vegas playoff format

In the event of a tie, the top two available players from each team in the playoff (meaning, players who are not in a potential concurrent individual playoff) will play together in a sudden-death, aggregate-score playoff. The team with the lowest combined score will win, and any teams tied for the lowest aggregate score will advance to the next playoff hole until a winner is determined.

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