The PGA Tour season is not exactly like NASCAR, but the campaign has been a throttle-down race from one big event to the next. Fairfax Media via Getty Images
While appreciating what last week’s Rocket Mortgage Classic and the John Deere Classic offer over these two weeks on the PGA Tour schedule, this feels like a moment to take a moment.
If it feels as if the PGA Tour schedule has been a throttle-down drive from one big event to the next, there’s a reason for that.
It has been.
In this new frontier of $20 million designated events scattered in and around major-championship season, it seems as if every week has a built-in gravitas.
The tour just came out of a stretch in which five of eight weeks had either a designated event – the Wells Fargo Championship, the Memorial Tournament and the Travelers Championship – or a major championship – the PGA and the U.S. Open.
Because the goal of all this was to get the best players tog...
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