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PGA Tour Announces Layoffs Ahead of Its $90 Million FedExCup Money-Grab

Buried during the week of the PGA Championship was the news concerning layoffs at the PGA Tour. The news item - if I’m not mistaken - was stuffed between a press release announcing Justin...
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PGA Tour Commish Monahan Okay After Being Hit By Errant Tee Shot

With the PGA of America managing this week's major championship at TPC Harding Park, PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan is more or less taking in the big-league tournament as a fan. "We have a lot...

PGA Tour Reverses Course, Nixes Fans For Memorial Tournament

Next week's Memorial Tournament was set to become the first major U.S. sporting event to host fans since the COVID-19 virus rode in from China. But all that has changed. The PGA Tour has...

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan Sends Memo to Players Regarding U.S. Civil Unrest

According to Golf Channel's Damon Hack, the PGA Tour sent a memo on Tuesday to its players, addressing the "civil unrest" that has engulfed the United States following the police killing of George Floyd. "This...

Aaron Wise Wins 2018 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year

Aaron Wise was named the 2017-18 Rookie of the Year by the PGA Tour. The former Oregon Duck, who won the 2016 NCAA individual title, captured his maiden Tour title at the AT&T Byron...

Report: PGA Tour Supports Legalized Gambling

According to a report in USA Today, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan confirmed that the not-for-profit American pro golf tour is in favor of legalized sports gambling. In an article penned by golf writer Steve...
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How Tiger Woods Basically Chose Himself as Presidents Cup Captain

Yesterday at Bay Hill, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were introduced as the Presidents Cup captains for the 2019 matches in Melbourne Australia. According to Woods, the idea of his captaincy first was suggested...

2017 Report Card: Golf’s Top Newsmakers

Okay, be honest. How many golf fans even know that the 2018 PGA Tour golf season already started – on October 5, 2017! Like, what, maybe one percent? The wrap-around season, which starts just two weeks...

PGA Championship Moving To May Date In 2019

This is an update to an earlier story: The PGA Tour and PGA of America confirmed this report with a press conference today at Quail Hollow Club.   "The golf calendar is dramatically different, especially...

15 Questions I Didn’t Get To Ask PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan

Joseph W. “Jay” Monahan IV didn’t set out with ambition of being one of the most powerful figures in golf but that is exactly what the former member at Winchester Country Club is today.

10 Things To Know About New PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan

According to a press release by the PGA TOUR Policy Board, Tim Finchem has announced his retirement, effective at year's end, and that Jay Monahan will be his replacement.   If you're a follower of the...

Finchem Retires as PGA Tour Commish; Monahan Named as Successor

PONTE VEDRA BEACH – The PGA TOUR Policy Board has announced the appointment of Jay Monahan as the PGA TOUR’s next Commissioner. Monahan, currently the TOUR’s Deputy Commissioner and Chief Operating Officer, will take...

PGA Tour Adds Third Event To Next Season’s Asian Swing

SEOUL, Korea – The PGA TOUR and the CJ Corporation announced today a new official 2017-18 PGA TOUR event, THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES, scheduled for October 16-22, 2017, in Korea. The announcement...