Posts tagged with: "Tim Finchem"

NEWS: New PGA Tour Commissioner Talks Schedule, FedEx Cup Playoffs And More View More
New PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)

NEWS: New PGA Tour Commissioner Talks Schedule, FedEx Cup Playoffs And More

LAHAINA, HAWAII – In his first week as commissioner of the PGA Tour, Jay Monahan took a moment Saturday morning to stand on the clubhouse steps at Kapalua’s Plantation Course and take in the view. So much to see. So much to do. During a one-hour session with media members…

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…

NEWS: PGA Tour Season Renewed at Kapalua View More
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NEWS: PGA Tour Season Renewed at Kapalua

  LAHAINA, HAWAII – Perhaps it was on cue or perhaps it was just overdue but the sun came out Monday at the Plantation Course at Kapalua where the PGA Tour begins its 2017 schedule with the SBS Tournament of Champions Thursday. Normally, a sunny day on the west coast…

Whispers of Major PGA Tour Schedule Changes View More
Don't be surprised if there is a significant PGA Tour schedule shift in the future, says Tim Finchem. And don't be surprised if there's not.

Whispers of Major PGA Tour Schedule Changes

With television negotiations on the horizon, the PGA Tour will continue to look at its schedule, though commissioner Tim Finchem cautioned against expecting major changes in the near future. The FedEx Cup playoffs now are 10 years old and there has been discussion about potentially rolling back the finish of…

Finchem Prepares for Retirement View More
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Finchem Prepares for Retirement

ATLANTA, GA. – The days are down to a precious few in Tim Finchem’s time as commissioner of the PGA Tour. And now he decides to be funny. Exactly how many days remain, Finchem isn’t saying but this is his final Tour Championship and FedEx Cup as commissioner before handing…

Finchem To Step Aside By End of 2016 View More
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Finchem To Step Aside By End of 2016

AUSTIN, Texas | PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem recently received a one-year contract extension but it’s his intention to step aside by the end of 2016, turning the leadership job over to Jay Monahan, the Tour’s chief operating officer. Finchem’s contract was to expire June 1 but the extension will…