The 2023 Season of the Asian Tour is beginning with the upcoming PIF Saudi International 2023 on Thursday.
Saudi International is an annual golf event under the authorization of Asian Tour. It is currently titled “PIF Saudi International Powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers.”
The event was first established in 2019 under European Tour. However, it later became a part of the annual Asian Tour calendar in 2021. Saudi government-run wealth fund, PIF has become the title sponsor of the event last year.
Saudi International 2023 is scheduled to begin on Thursday. It will be the 5th official iteration of the event. The event will enforce a stroke play format over 70-par every year.
The upcoming event is featuring a $5 million purse pool. As a result, popular PGA players have also announced to participation in the event. The tournament will feature a 126-player field for the upcoming first rounds. 8 of the top 50 OWGR rankers will be present in the event.
When will the golf event be held?
- Date: Thursday, February 2, 2023
- Time: 11:15 p.m. ET
Latest Saudi Invitational is scheduled to begin on Thursday, February 2 to launch the Asian Tour 2023 season. First round of the event will initiate at around 11:15 p.m. ET.
Saudi International 2023 Schedule:
|1st||Thursday, February 2, 2023||11:15 p.m.|
|2nd||Friday, February 3, 2023||11:15 p.m.|
|3rd||Saturday, February 4, 2023||TBD|
|4th||Sunday, February 5, 2023||TBD|
How to watch the Saudi International 2023 on TV?
- Golf Channel – US
- Sky Sports Golf – UK
In the United States, Golf Channel announced to broadcast the upcoming Saudi International 2023 live. While Sky Sports Golf will maintain tv coverage of the event in the United Kingdom. Below is the broadcast schedule of the event –
|Thursday, February 2, 2023||6:30-9:30 a.m.||Golf Channel|
|Friday, February 3, 2023|
|Saturday, February 4, 2023||7:30-9:30 a.m.|
|Sunday, February 5, 2023||9:30-11:30 a.m.|
How to Live Stream Saudi International?
- NBC Sports
- Sky TV
In USA, NBC’s official sports streaming platform, NBC Sports app will live stream Saudi International 2023. While in UK, the event will be available to watch through Sky TV online.
Where will the event be held?
- Course: Royal Greens Golf & Country Club
- Location: King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia
The gorgeous Arabian 18-hole professional golf course at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club will host the upcoming Saudi International 2023 event. The premier class club is located in the King Abdullah Economic City of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi International 2023 Tee Times:
Players are planned to participate in the first round of Saudi International 2023 as groups of 3 for the first two rounds. The initial groups will tee-off at 11:15 p.m. ET. Todd Sinnott, Kevin Yuan, and Bjorn Hellgren will tee off at tee hole 1 as the first group. At the same time, David Puig, Faisal Salhab, and Justin Harding will tee off at tee hole 10.