PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said the new schedule will include an 18-percent increase in total earnings for the tour and a $35 million increase in prize money. Photo: Tracy Wilcox, PGA Tour via Getty Images
The alliance between the PGA Tour and the European Tour announced last fall has been brought into sharper focus with the announcement Tuesday of the 2021-22 PGA Tour schedule which will include three co-sanctioned tournaments.
Among the most significant elements of the new schedule include:
Adding the Genesis Scottish Open to the PGA Tour schedule next July while including the Barbasol Championship and the Barracuda Championship in both the FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai points races;
Reducing the number of World Golf Championship events from four to two;
And, making the FedEx St. Jude Championship the first event in the three-tournament FedEx Cup playoffs.
“It’s an important first step,” European Tour CEO Keith Pelley said in a video conference Tuesday morning.
Keith Pelley, CEO of the PGA European Tour, ...
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