It has been revealed that Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler will face off in an exhibition match a week before the US Open.
According to the Associated Press, Quicken Loans is in negotiations with all parties concerned to organise the star-studded event that is set to feature Team Rory v Team Rickie with celebrities in each group.
Exactly who the celebrities are and the format is yet to be revealed.
The venue will be the Detroit Golf Club on June 7 and the first two hours will be televised live by the Golf Channel, then the 9 pm to 11 pm slot will be aired live on CBS with the course bathed in floodlights.
McIlroy and Fowler are known to be friends off the course as well as being two of the most popular figures in the game.
Scotland’s Connor Syme and Englishman Matthew Jordan were also part of the successful quintet.
The English Open has been revived as part of the new schedule.
Close House Golf Club, near Newcastle, will host the British Masters on July 22.
The event was last staged in 2002.
The tournament at Close House, scheduled to start on July 30, is set to be the first European Tour event since the coronavirus crisis halted action.
The world number one believes it would be the ‘right call’ to push the event back to 2021.
The exhibition match, against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady, raised 20 million dollars.
The Dutchman finished third and second in the first two weeks of the home-based competition.
NFL stars Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will also be involved.
The US President was among the viewers watching the TaylorMade Driving Relief.