Golfers will compete for $50 million, the richest purse in the history of the sport, at the LIV Golf season-ending Team Championship, scheduled for October 27-30 at Trump National Doral in Miami.

12 four-person teams will compete for a $16 million first-place prize. The teams will be seeded one through 12. The top four seeds are welcome to the quarterfinals. The remaining eight will compete in a qualifying round.

How is the seed determined? Immediately after players are set up, it is followed by a pin-to-pin shootout by the team captains.

That was the format of how LIV Golf’s rules and regulations for the Team Championship were released Monday in a U.S. District Court in California lawsuit filed as part of a federal antitrust lawsuit against the PGA Tour.

“The Team Series Championship shall be played as a match-play, head-to-head playoff over four days, with the winning team crowned as the ‘Team Series Champion,'” says Rules and Regulations Section 5.4. “Each team will be assigned one (1) to twelve (12) rounds based on the shootout held following the player draft prior to the team championship series. A ‘closest to the pin’ style shootout to hit a target.”

According to the section[T]The team with the team captain’s shot closest to the target will be seeded as the first (1st) seed and each remaining team will be seeded according to their proximity to each other’s target.

A spokesperson for LIV Golf told ESPN on Tuesday that the team’s championship details are still being finalized and will be released at a later date.

The longtime PGA Tour player told ESPN on Tuesday, “It’s amazing that they’ve chosen something so sly and unusual to try and expand the game. “F—ing lame is what is the lame as s—. It’s the XFL. It’s AND1 Mixtape Tour. Not competitive golf. It’s a circus.”

In the qualifying rounds, according to the document, the team with the fifth seed will have the first choice to choose the opponent. Losing teams are eliminated after each round.

Group matches will consist of two match-play competitions and one pair of match-play competitions. Each match is worth one point. The tie is broken by the captains picking two players at the death.

The four players in second place will share $10 million, the third will receive $8 million and the fourth will receive $4 million. Teams finishing fifth through eighth will win $2 million each, while teams in ninth through 12th will receive $1 million each.

“It’s not competitive,” the PGA Tour player said. “The real competitive golfers, the ones who play on the PGA Tour and compete in the majors, that’s why they’re not interested in nonsense.”

LIV Golf CEO and Commissioner Greg Norman It offers up to 12 exemptions to compete in the Team Championship. The next 24 participants will be determined by the leading individual players who have competed in at least four regular seasons, with the remaining 12 spots going to the top-ranked players in the Official World Golf Ranking on Oct. 17. Participated in at least three LIV golf events.

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