LIV Golf has found a broadcast partner in the USA.

The Saudi-backed PGA Tour rival announced Thursday that its events will be seen live on The CW Network beginning with the 2023 season.

«This is a momentous day for LIV Golf, as this partnership is about more than just media rights,» LIV Golf CEO and Commissioner Greg Norman said in a press release. «The CW will provide accessibility for our fans and maximum exposure for our athletes and partners as its reach includes more than 120 million households across the United States.»

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Sarath Ratanavadi, left, CEO of Gulf Energy Development, walks with Greg Norman, LIV Golf Commissioner, ahead of the LIV Golf Invitational – Bangkok on October 6, 2022, in Pathum Thani, Thailand.
(Charles Laberge/LIV Golf via Getty Images)

«We are very proud to note how important it is that a league that has only been around for one year has secured a full broadcast deal in its first full league season. The CW and its majority owner, Nexstar Media Group, recognize the tremendous interest and the potential of our league and with your support, more fans will experience the energy and innovative competition that LIV Golf is using to reinvigorate the sport.The CW is a world-class media partner, and we are honored to join forces to continue to give life to LIV Golf while betting on professional sports».

LIV Golf got off to a tumultuous start last season because of its links to the Saudi government and Phil Mickelson’s comments about it. The renegade series snapped up a number of top stars on the PGA Tour for ridiculous sums of money while looking to continue poking around the legacy tour.

Last season, LIV Golf events were mainly viewed on YouTube and Facebook.

LIV Golf CEO and Commissioner Greg Norman waves during the LIV Golf Invitational - Miami on October 30, 2022 in Doral, Florida.

LIV Golf CEO and Commissioner Greg Norman waves during the LIV Golf Invitational – Miami on October 30, 2022 in Doral, Florida.
(Eric Espada/Getty Images)

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«Our new partnership between The CW and LIV Golf will bring a whole new audience and add to the growing global excitement for the league. With CW broadcasts and broadcasts, more fans across the country and around the world can participate in the energy from LIV Golf and seeing their innovative competition that has reinvented the sport for players, fans and the game of golf,» said CW Network President Dennis Miller.

«For The CW, our partnership with LIV Golf marks an important milestone in our goal to redesign the network with quality, diversified programming for our CW viewers, advertisers and affiliates. This also marks the first time in The CW’s 17-year history The CW. that the network is the exclusive broadcast home for live major sports.»

The first round of LIV Golf events will air live on The CW App and the final two rounds will air on The CW and The CW App. Arlo White will serve as the lead play-by-play announcer with analysts David Feherty and Jerry Foltz. Dom Boulet, Su-Ann Heng and Troy Mullins will cover the course.

Dustin Johnson and his wife Paulina Gretzky celebrate during the stroke play round of the LIV Golf Invitational - Miami Team Championship on October 30, 2022 in Doral, Florida.

Dustin Johnson and his wife Paulina Gretzky celebrate during the stroke play round of the LIV Golf Invitational – Miami Team Championship on October 30, 2022 in Doral, Florida.
(Jonathan Ferrey/LIV Golf via Getty Images)

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LIV’s first event takes place at the El Camaleón Golf Course in Mexico. It will take place from February 24 to 26.

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