Boston Widespread Golf proclaims four-man roster, together with Rory McIlroy

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“I’m thrilled to hitch Boston Widespread Golf and to be representing Boston and New England’s wealthy sports activities historical past,” McIlroy stated in a press launch.

Rory McIlroy will probably be a part of Boston Widespread Sports activities Golf beginning Jan. 9. Patrick Smith/Getty
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An expert golf crew is coming to Boston. And it’s bringing some very completed gamers.

Boston Widespread Golf, the TGL golf league membership representing New England, introduced on Thursday that they’ve welcomed 4 PGA Tour golfers to their crew. Headlining this star-studded squad is Rory McIlroy, who has received 24 PGA Tour victories and is presently the No. 2 ranked golfer on the earth.

“I’m thrilled to hitch Boston Widespread Golf and to be representing Boston and New England’s wealthy sports activities historical past,” McIlroy stated in a press launch. “It’s a improbable alternative that may supply us all an opportunity to construct lasting connections and to foster regional delight that you simply don’t typically see within the sport of golf.”

McIlroy will probably be joined on Boston Widespread Golf by Adam Scott (No. 45), Tyrrell Hatton (No. 12), and Keegan Bradley (No. 17), the latter of whom grew up in Woodstock, Vt.

“I’m extremely proud to be part of Boston Widespread Golf, particularly as a child from New England,” Bradley stated. “This area has a wealthy {golfing} historical past, and to have the chance to signify it’s a dream come true.”

Boston Widespread Golf is owned by Fenway Sports activities Group, the homeowners of the Boston Purple Sox and Liverpool F.C. Boston’s latest golfers admire the chance to play underneath a historic possession group.

“I come from a household deeply related to the game,” Bradley stated, “and to signify that heritage whereas additionally contributing to a crew backed by Fenway Sports activities Group is a singular honor.”

“Being part of the Fenway Sports activities group household by way of Boston Widespread Golf is actually surreal,” Hatton stated. “As a lifelong Liverpool F.C. fan, it’s a dream come true to be a part of the identical possession group.”

Fenway Sports activities Group principal proprietor John Henry (who additionally owns Boston Globe Media Companions, together with shares the identical appreciation for his gamers that they’ve for his group.

“These 4 exceptional golfers have achieved a rare checklist of accolades as people, and collectively as a gaggle, they convey an unmistakable sense of exceptionalism that not solely instructions respect but in addition instills a profound sense of awe, particularly amongst their opponents,” Henry stated. “Rory, Tyrrell, Keegan, and Adam stand on the very coronary heart of our crew’s potential for achievement on this groundbreaking enterprise and we prolong our gratitude to every of them for embarking on this journey with us.”

Boston Widespread Golf is certainly one of six groups within the new TGL, a brand new technology-driven indoor golf league based by McIlroy, Tiger Woods and Mike McCarley of TMRW Sports activities. The groups will play in SoFi Middle, a stadium presently underneath development in Palm Seaside, Fla.

The opposite 5 groups will probably be primarily based in Atlanta, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York and yet another yet-to-be-revealed metropolis.