With just the Team Championship in Miami remaining this weekend, the second LIV Golf regular season has come to a conclusion. And what a season it has been! Now that LIV Golf is solidly established as the world’s preeminent unaccredited team golf league, I’d like to introduce the first annual SuperlaLIVs, the most prestigious awards earned on the LIV Golf tour.
Most Convinced He’d Have Beaten Lexi Thompson Last Week: Charl Schwartzel
Least Convinced He’d Have Beaten Lexi Thompson Last Week: Pat Perez
Most Likely to Grimace Any Time He Is Handed a Book He Is Mentioned In: Phil Mickelson
Most Likely to Grimace Any Time He Is Handed a Book: Lee Westwood
Most Likely to Tweet Angrily at the Ryder Cup Team Europe Twitter Account for Not Wishing Him a Happy 47th Birthday: Ian Poulter
Most Likely to Compete for Millions of Dollars on a Four-Person Professional Sports Team with Two Other Men Over the Age of 45: Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood, and Henrik Stenson
Most Likely to Read Those Two Awards Above and Still Believe He’s Both Rational and Undervalued: Ian Poulter
Most Likely to Beat Sihwan Kim in All 13 LIV Golf Events in 2023: Marc Leishman, Dustin Johnson, Harold Varner III, Charles Howell III, Richard Bland, Mito Pereira, Branden Grace, Paul Casey, Carlos Ortiz, Joaquin Niemann, Sergio Garcia, Matt Jones, Patrick Reed, Bryson DeChambeau, Cam Tringale, Cam Smith, Talor Gooch, Brendan Steele, Dean Burmester, David Puig, Bubba Watson
Top Finishing Future Ryder Cup Captain: Talor Gooch (1st)
Top Finishing Former Ryder Cup Captain: Henrik Stenson (25th)
Best at Acting Like He’s Pissed Off about the Official World Golf Rankings Even Though He Knows It Doesn’t Really Affect Him: Kevin Na
Most Likely to Be Mistaken in Public for a Player that’s Won a Professional Golf Tournament: Cameron Tringale
Most Likely to Withdraw from an Event Because He Had to Complete a Work Out: Jason Kokrak and Matt Wolff
Wednesday’s episode includes additional discussion on the PGA Tour/PIF deal, Canadian Open talk, and a substantiated rumor as to why Matt Wolff left Smash GC. Military style workouts anyone?
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Most Likely to Admit on Camera that the Reason He Likes His Equipment is Because You Don’t Have to Hit It Properly: Bryson DeChambeau
Most Likely to Register for a Professional Golf Tournament Under a Pseudonym For Completely Non-Controversial Reasons: Andrew Waterman
Most Likely to Make a Hole in One That Is Legitimately the Highlight of His Professional Career: Chase Koepka
Most Likely to Text a Player on LIV “Hey, I’m totally happy with where I am but if you guys ever need a fourth, I’m there. You got me?”: James Hahn
Most Likely to Text Another Adult “Hey, I just want you to know that you really hurt my feelings” After Being in the Wrong: Sergio Garcia
#MOSTLIKELY to Watch a Six-Hour LIV Golf Broadcast Hoping for a 5-second Screen Grab of a Player Dropping an F-Bomb: NUCLR GOLF
Most Likely to Google “Relegation” This Weekend: Jediah Morgan
Most Likely to Google “Relagashun” This Weekend: Lee Westwood
Congratulations to this year’s winners. See you again next year after Jeddah!
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