The TGL league of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy has been delayed until 2025. This came after their venue in Palm Beach suffered a roof collapse overnight.
Fortunately, no person was injured in this mishap at the arena. Ever since the incident took place there have been speculations regarding a delay in the start It has now been made official through a statement released by the league on their social media accounts.
"Following discussions with key partners, including players, our six team ownership groups, PGA Tour leadership and our commercial partners... the decision has been made to postpone the start of the TGL season until early 2025."
TGL statement released on X.
Tiger Woods’ excited for TGL even more following latest setback
The latest development regarding the TGL has brought massive upset to several fans. In a week when Tiger Woods announced his return to the golf course, this turn of events has no doubt left a huge mark on the golf world. Woods though is now more excited for the TGL than ever before following this latest setback.
In a message to the fans regarding this, the 15-time major champion expressed confidence in the league’s concept. He would express his firm belief in the simulator league and the momentum and hype it has built over in such a short span of time.
"I'm even more excited about what this can become for fans of the game... I'm fully confident that this concept will be brought to life by our great committed players".
Tiger Woods statement as per New York Post.
This announcement was likely to be followed when a drone shot of the arena was released on X. As per the Palm Beach Post video reshared by NUCLR Golf on X, the arena appeared to take a massive hit as the roof was almost completely damaged. Check out that video below:
This incident also raised questions regarding the safety of fans and players. Fortunately, none of this did not happen when fans were jam-packed to see some of their favorite stars compete in a new tech-driven league.
Only time will tell when the damages will be repaired. For now, the fans will have to wait and keep their fingers crossed for a quick and steady launch of this new innovation.