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Aramco Team Series: What you need to know about the unique team event

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The Aramco Team Series heads to New York City this week as some of the best players in the world compete in the Bronx.

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The Aramco Team Series heads to New York City this week as some of the best players in the world compete in the Bronx.

The post Aramco Team Series: What you need to know about the unique team event appeared first on Golf.

Professional golf is headed to New York City this weekend as the Aramco Team Series returns to the Big Apple. And with it comes some of the best women’s golfers in the world.

Nelly Korda headlines the field for the event, scheduled to take place Oct. 13-15, while her sister, Jessica, will play as well. In all, six of the top 20 players in the world ranking will tee it up this week.

Check out below for everything you need to know about the event.

What is it?

The Aramco Team Series is a collection of five tournaments staged across the globe throughout the year. The events are sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour and feature one of the most unique formats in golf. The series was first played in 2020 with just one event, staged in Saudi Arabia, and has since expanded to five tournaments each year.

The New York stop marks the fourth tournament of their 2022 schedule, with stops in Bangkok, London and Sotogrande, Spain already passed. The fifth event will take place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in November.

Who’s playing?

As mentioned above, the event is headlined by major winner and gold medalist Nelly Korda. She played in New York last year, finishing second to Charley Hull in her bid for her fourth win of the summer.

Hull will be back to defend her crown this year, and she’s joined by fellow Solheim Cuppers Carlota Ciganda, Madelene Sagstrom and Emily Kristine Pedersen. The Dame Laura Davies will also be making an appearance.

Check out below for the full field.

Nelly Korda
Jessica Korda
Lexi Thompson
Brooke M Henderson
Lindsey Weaver-Wright
Chiara Noja
Natalie Gulbis
Daniela Holmqvist
Kelly Whaley
Annie Park
Jillian Hollis
Smilla Tarning Soenderby
Laura Beveridge
Emily Kristine Pedersen
Beth Allen
Charley Hull
Lee-Anne Pace
Carlota Ciganda
Klara Spilkova
Ines Laklalech
Liz Young
Anne-Charlotte Mora
Maja Stark
Anna Nordqvist
Bronte Law
Tiia Koivisto
Manon De Roey
Ana Pelaez Trivino
Pia Babnik
Stephanie Kyriacou
Julia Engstrom
Sanna Nuutinen
Olivia Cowan
Marianne Skarpnord
Alice Hewson
Magdalena Simmermacher
Lydia Hall
Kylie Henry
Ursula Wikstrom
Tvesa Malik
Johanna Gustavsson
Pauline Roussin
Karolin Lampert
Christine Wolf
Nuria Iturrioz
Maria Hernandez
Laura Fuenfstueck
Felicity Johnson
Aditi Ashok
Carmen Alonso
Gabriella Cowley
Chloe Williams
Caroline Hedwall
Emma Grechi
Nicole Garcia
Annabel Dimmock
Whitney Hillier
Krista Bakker
Noora Komulainen
Agathe Sauzon
Madelene Sagstrom
Jessica Karlsson
Camilla Lennarth
Kim Metraux
Michele Thomson
Becky Morgan
Linda Wessberg
Pernilla Lindberg
Karoline Lund
Lina Boqvist
Leona Maguire
In-Kyung Kim
Lucie Malchirand
Anne Van Dam
Celine Herbin
Becky Brewerton
Linnea Strom

Where are they playing?

The event is scheduled to take place at Trump Golf Links – Ferry Point in the Bronx. Last year, Glen Oaks Club hosted out on Long Island, but this year, tournament organizers opted to move the event into the city at a more accessible location.

What’s the format?

The Aramco Team Series (as the name indicates) is a team event — however, there’s one big twist. In addition to pros in the field, the event features an amateur on each team — and their score counts toward the team total. The series uses an “NFL-style” draft to determine the makeup of the four-player teams, with each team’s captain making selections early in the week. The event is 54 holes for the individual portion, while the team event is just 36 holes.

What’s the purse?

The total purse for the event is $1M, with $250,000 awarded to the individual champion. The remaining $750,000 is split between the three pros on the winning team.

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