Woods, McIlroy break ground on hightech golf league site

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  • There will be 15 matches in the regular season, followed by semifinals and a final.“We’re going to have excitement, we’re going to have something different, something that is is passionate,” Woods said.
  • You’re going to get home and away, you’re going to get some people that you want to win and not win.
  • “It’s just a more in-depth look into that.”Mike McCarley, another co-founder and former Golf Channel president, said the arena will be built on a 10-acre (435,600-square feet) parcel of unused land.
  • “We are breaking ground on much more than a dream, much more than a prime-time golf league.”___AP golf: https://apnews.com/hub/golf and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
  • “We don’t know how to play golf without it.”Access is part of the allure of the concept, along with the technology.
  • Literally, Woods pointed out.“Wagering is part of our sport, part of our culture,” Woods said, then turned and looked at McIlroy.
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