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QUICK TAKE: Schedule Shifts Force European Tour’s Hand View More
The BMW PGA Championship is set to move to September in 2019, a change influenced by the PGA Championship's move to May. (Photo Credit: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Schedule Shifts Force European Tour’s Hand

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA — The announcement that from 2019 onwards the PGA Championship is to move from August to May and the Players from May to mid-March may have made perfect sense to those to the west of the Atlantic. It wasn’t so long ago that the Players was held…

NEWS: R&A’s Slumbers Talks Trump And The Open

NEWS: R&A’s Slumbers Talks Trump And The Open

On the day after Rory McIlroy reportedly played 18 holes with President Trump, Martin Slumbers, the chief executive of the R&A, was asked if he would do the same. He was not about to dismiss the idea. “With all the senior people in the world,” said Slumbers, “I think it’s…

NEWS: Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman

NEWS: Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman

If growth and enthusiasm are objectives of the World Golf Foundation, a non-profit designed to unify all the disparate interests in the game, then the announcement on Thursday that LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan will replace Tim Finchem as WGF chairman should be good news. Whan’s success at the helm of…

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European-Asian Tour Alliance In Jeopardy

Shortly before the Christmas holiday, word began to circulate that Asian Tour boss Mike Kerr had left his position. No reason was given for his sudden and unexpected departure, and the tour has gone underground since the terse announcement, leaving many to speculate about its future existence. Kerr advocated the…