Super League, Charl Schwartzel first winner

South African Charl Schwartzel is the winner of the first Arab Super League tournament, LIV Golf.

The South African, who in 2011 won The Masters, England and with a total of 203 (65 66 72, -7) hits, made him the Invitational London. An exploit that earned him $ 4,000,000 in the individual tournament. To this figure we must add another 750,000 for the success in the team competition that saw with him, among the protagonists, in the “Stinger GC” team, also his compatriots Hennie Du Plessis, Branden Grace and Louis Oosthuizen (captain).

Super League, results

At the Centurion Golf Club (par 70) the South Africans dominated the scene. In the individual competition, Hennie Du Plessis with 204 (-6) finished second ahead of Grace, third with 205 (-5) like the American Peter Uihlein. In 2018-2019, Schwartzel won $ 232,725 in 13 PGA Tour tournaments, up from $ 679,000 (across 12 events) in 2019-2020. In 2020-2021, thanks also to a second and third place, in 27 races he won 2,264,460 dollars. And now, with just one tournament, he has far exceeded that figure. With the first event of the Arab Super League that caused discussion and saw Dustin Johnson (former number 1 in the world) close in eighth place with 209 (-1), with Phil Mickelson only 33 / or with 220 (+10).

Charl Schwartzel (August 31, 1984, Johannesburg, South Africa) is a South African golfer who has won ten wins and 74 top 10s on the European Tour, highlighting the 2011 Augusta Masters. He finished fourth in the 2011 season and eighth in 2010. In addition, he obtained the Order of Merit of the Sunshine Tour in the 2004/05, 2005/06, 2006/07, 2010 seasons, as well as second place in 2009 and 2015, and fourth in 2014.

Schwartzel played three editions of the Presidents Cup, where he scored 6.5 points in 14 games.

In his amateur stage, Schwartzel represented South Africa in the 2002 Eisenhower Tournament. At just 18 years old, the golfer got the card to play the 2003 European Tour. He finished third in the South African Open, sixth in the Spanish Open and tenth in the Scottish Open.

Schwartzel won the 2004 Alfred Dunhill Championship, while he finished seventh at the Spanish Open, eighth at the Hong Kong Open and ninth at the Italian Open. On the other hand, he was third in the Casio World Open in Japan.

In 2005, Schwartzel was second at the South African Open and the South African PGA Championship, and sixth at the Portuguese Open.