ATLANTA, GEORGIA | With East Lake Golf Club still quiet outside and the duty of presenting a $15 million winner’s check to a player Sunday afternoon at the conclusion of the revamped Tour Championship still days away, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan sat for an hour with media members Tuesday morning, taking questions on a variety of topics.
Pace of play. The new weighted scoring format for the Tour Championship. Playing golf with President Trump.
Monahan addressed those subjects and more during the breakfast gathering. Below are some of Monahan’s comments from his season-ending media session.
On potential changes to pace-of-play guidelines:
“We had a Player Advisory Council meeting at the Genesis Open (in February). We talked a lot about slow play or pace of play and talked about the fact that we wanted to take a comprehensive look at it.
“Following that meeting, we met with our player directors – Jordan Spieth, Charley Hoffman, Kevin Streelman, Johnson Wagner. They’re committed to supporting us as we take a comprehe...
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