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Teams and seeding for 2022 LIV Golf Team Championship in Miami

Here’s where the 12 teams and 48 golfers will be seeded with $50 million on the line in Miami.

Dustin Johnson of 4 ACES GC plays his second shot on the first hole during day three of the LIV Golf Invitational - Jeddah at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club on October 16, 2022 in King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia. Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/LIV Golf via Getty Images

LIV Golf’s Match Play Championship will take place this weekend at the Blue Monster Course at Trump National Doral Golf Club in Miami, Florida.

Unlike the first seven events of LIV’s inaugural season, the championship will not have an individual winner. Instead, the 12 teams of four that have been competing in a loose team format throughout the season will participate in two days of single-elimination match play, and the four teams remaining on Sunday will play for the lowest overall team score.

The match play will involve two one-on-one matches and one foursomes (alternating shots) match between teams. Throughout the year, the four-man teams have been collecting points based on their finishes at LIV’s regular season events. These points were used to determine the seeding for the Match Play Championship.

The top four seeds, or the four teams who have collected the most points throughout the season, will get a bye on Friday. The teams seeded No. 5 through No. 8 selected their opponents in descending order for the first day, and the teams seeded No. 1 through No. 4 will select their opponents from the remaining teams for Day 2.

Here is the full slate of matches for Day 1:

No. 5 Smash vs. No. 12 Niblicks
Brooks Koepka vs Harold Varner III
Peter Uihlein vs James Piot
Jason Kokrak/Chase Koepka vs Turk Petit/Hudson Swafford

No. 6 Majesticks vs. No. 9 Iron Heads
Ian Poulter vs Kevin Na
Lee Westwood vs Sihwan Kim
Sam Horsfield/Henrik Stenson vs Phacara Khongwatmai/Sadom Kaewkanjana

No. 7 Torque vs. No. 10 Cleeks
Joaquin Niemann vs Martin Kaymer
Jediah Morgan vs Laurie Canter
Adrian Otaegui/Scott VIncent vs Graeme McDowell/Richard Bland

No. 8 Hy Flyers vs. No. 11 Punch
Phil Mickelson vs Cameron Smith
Matthew Wolff vs Marc Leishman
Bernd Wiesberger/Cameron Tringale vs Matt Jones/Wade Ormsby

The current favorite to win the championship is the No. 1-seeded 4 Aces, who won four of the seven regular season events. Their odds to win are set at +175 at DraftKings Sportsbook.

The seeds for the Match Play Championship are as follows:

LIV Golf Miami Match Play Teams

Seed Team Captain Player 2 Player 3 Player 4
Seed Team Captain Player 2 Player 3 Player 4
1 4 Aces Dustin Johnson Patrick Reed Talor Gooch Pat Perez
2 Crushers Bryson DeChambeau Paul Casey Charles Howell III Anirban Lahiri
3 Fire Balls Sergio Garcia Abraham Ancer Carlos Ortiz Eugenio Chacarra
4 Stinger Louis Oosthuizen Charl Schwartzel Branden Grace Hennie du Plessis
5 Smash Brooks Koepka Jason Kokrak Peter Uihlein Chase Koepka
6 Majesticks Ian Poulter Lee Westwood Henrik Stenson Sam Horsfield
7 Torque Joaquin Niemann Scott Vincent Adrian Otaegui Jediah Morgan
8 Hy Flyers Phil Mickelson Matthew Wolff Bernd Wiesberger Cameron Tringale
9 Iron Heads Kevin Na Sadom Kaewkanjana Phachara Khongwatmai Sihwan Kim
10 Cleeks Martin Kaymer Graeme McDowell Laurie Canter Richard Bland
11 Punch Cameron Smith Marc Leishman Matt Jones Wade Ormsby
12 Niblicks Harold Varner III Hudson Swafford James Piot Turk Pettit
LIV Miami Teams