Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, And Andre Iguodala Become Owners Of TGL San Francisco
The roster of teams participating in the inaugural TGL is almost complete, with the new entity announcing the fifth team that will play in its league.
TGL, the new innovative tech-inspired golf league started by Tiger Woods‘ TMRW Sports and the PGA Tour, announced that its newest addition will play in San Francisco. Marc Lasry’s Avenue Sports Fund and Stephen Curry lead this ownership group, with the Golden State Warriors player including his teammates Klay Thompson and the newly retired Andre Iguodala.
“Avenue is thrilled to be working with Stephen Curry, in partnership with TMRW Sports, as a founding TGL team,” Lasry said in a written statement. “Our ownership group is excited to become stewards of TGL San Francisco and to represent Northern California, which is the center of tech innovation and is a perfect location for a TGL team in this extraordinary new sports league.
“As we move towards the launch of TGL’s inaugural season in January 2024, TGL San Francisco will be focused on developing an extraordinary team of talented players, and we are excited to have Andre and Klay as part of our amazing ownership group.”
This news comes after the announcement that Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brothers, Thanasis, Kostas, and Alex, have joined Venus and Serena Williams, along with Serena’s two children, Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr. and Adira, and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, as investors in The Los Angeles Golf Club, another TGL team ownership group.
The league will have another club joining Atlanta Drive GC, Los Angeles Golf Club, TGL Boston, TGL San Francisco, and TGL New York, for a total of six. Boston, New York, and San Francisco have yet to announce their team names.
The new league is slated to begin its first season on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024, on ESPN and ESPN+.