The RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links is perhaps the most surprising of four more events elevated by the PGA Tour. Photo: Patrick Smith, Getty Images
RIDGELAND, SOUTH CAROLINA | When the PGA Tour’s elevated events become a reality in 2023, they will do two things:
Pump millions more dollars into a series of tournaments that target the tour’s top players, while also requiring those players to change their schedules to be part of those events.
The tour is expected to send a memo to players this week officially confirming the WM Phoenix Open, RBC Heritage, Wells Fargo Championship and Travelers Championship as elevated events, with $20 million purses and the assurance that the top 20 players in the tour’s Player Impact Program will participate.
Sources confirmed a Golfweek report about the four events, which join nine previously announced elevated events (the Sentry Tournament of Champions, Genesis Invitational, Arnold Palmer Invitational, Players Championship, Memorial Tournament, WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Champ...
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