Who’s playing at LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago? How much can they win?

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Who’s playing at LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago? How much can they win? originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

It’s time for the fifth edition of the LIV Golf Invitational Series. This weekend’s tournament takes place in Chicago.

It’s been quite a ride since the tournament series kicked off in London – resulting in victories from Charl Schwartzel, Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson and Branden Grace. But who will win the fifth tournament?

Before we head to Rich Harvest Farms Golf this weekend, let’s take a look at which golfers will compete and what the total payout will be:

Who’s playing at LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago?

This weekend, 48 golfers will take part in the LIV Golf Invitational in Chicago, including: Charl SchwartzelDustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson and Branden Grace, all of whom are past winners of an LIV event. Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau are also notable golfers who will participate.

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Here are all 48 golfers competing:

  • Abraham Ancer

  • Anirban Lahiric

  • Bernd Wiesberger

  • Burning Grace

  • Brooks Koepka

  • Bryson DeChambeau

  • Cameron Smith

  • Cameron Tringale

  • Carlos Ortiz

  • Charl Schwartzel

  • Charles Howell III

  • Chase Koepka

  • David Puig

  • Dustin Johnson

  • Eugenio Chacarra

  • Graeme McDowell

  • Harold Varner III

  • Henrik Stenson

  • Hudson Swafford

  • Ian Poulter

  • James Piot

  • Jason Kokrak

  • Jediah Morgan

  • Joaquin Niemann

  • Kevin Nac

  • Laurie Canter

  • Lee Westwood

  • Louis Oosthuizen

  • Marc Leishman

  • Martin Kaymer

  • Matt Jones

  • Matthew Wolff

  • Pat Perez

  • Patrick Reed

  • Paul Casey

  • Peter Uihlein

  • Phachara Khongwatmai

  • Phil Mickelson

  • Richard Bland

  • Sadom Kaewkanjana

  • Sam Horsfield

  • Scott Vincent

  • Sergio Garcia

  • Shaun Norris

  • Sihwan Kim

  • Talor Gooch

  • Turkish Petit

  • Wade Ormsby

What are the LIV Golf teams for Chicago?

The 48 golfers competing in the tournament this weekend will be split into 12 teams with four players per squad, including a captain. These are those teams:

Aces GC

  • Dustin Johnson (Captain)

  • Patrick Reed

  • Talor Gooch

  • Pat Perez

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Hyflyers GC

  • Phil Mickelson (Captain)

  • Bernd Wiesberger

  • Matthew Wolff

  • Cameron Tringale

Punch GC

  • Cameron Smith (Captain)

  • Marc Leishman

  • Matt Jones

  • Wade Ormsby

Cleeks GC

  • Martin Kaymer (Captain)

  • Graeme McDowell

  • Laurie Canter

  • Richard Bland

Iron heads GC

  • Kevin Na (Captain)

  • Sadom Kaewkanjana

  • Phachara Khongwatmai

  • Sihwan Kim

Smash GC

  • Brooks Koepka (Captain)

  • Jason Kokrak

  • Peter Uihlein

  • Chase Koepka

Crushers GC

Majesticks GC

  • Lee Westwood (Captain)

  • Ian Poulter

  • Henrik Stenson

  • Sam Horsfield

Stinger GC

Fireballs GC

  • Sergio Garcia (Captain)

  • Abraham Ancer

  • Carlos Ortiz

  • Eugenio Chacarra

Niblicks GC

  • Bubba Watson (Captain)

  • Harold Varner III

  • Hudson Swafford

  • James Piot

  • Turkish Petit

Pair GC

How much will the LIV winner get?

Like all LIV tournaments in 2022 to date, the winner will receive $4 million.

How Much Money Can Golfers Make at LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago?

LIV golfers compete for a $25 million scholarship.

The winner will earn $4 million, the second placed will take home $2.125 million, and the third placed will receive $1.5 million.

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What is the minimum payout for LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago?

The minimum payout for LIV golfers at the Chicago event is $120,000.

How much money will each tournament distribute?

In 2022 there will be a total of eight LIV Golf events. For each of these events, golfers compete for a total pot of $225 million.

The purse will be $25 million for the first seven tournaments, including this weekend’s tournament in Chicago. LIV’s final tournament in Miami, which will serve as the actual tour championship, will have a $50 million purse.

When does LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago start?

LIV Golf’s Invitational in Chicago will take place Friday, September 16 to Sunday, September 18 at Rich Harvest Farms Golf in Chicago.

You can watch this edition of the LIV series at LIVGolf.com or on LIV Golf’s YouTube and Facebook.