In a memo Monday to the players, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan called the tour "stronger than at any time in our history." Photo: Gregory Shamus, Getty Images
There is a saying that money isn’t everything but everything needs money.
It’s not entirely true but anyone with a credit card or a hungry stomach understands the importance of good old cash money.
So does the PGA Tour and its players.
With a looming threat from two potential new golf leagues and flush with revenue set to roll in from new media rights deals, the PGA Tour this week detailed how it intends to spread its new riches around, particularly to the players whose heads and bank accounts might be tempted by outside opportunities.
There is plenty to go around and here’s a synopsis of where the money will be going in 2022:
The FedEx Cup Playoffs, the season-ending three-tournament jamboree that culminates with the crowning of a season-long tour champion, will be worth $75 million, a not-so-modest bump of $15 million.
The first two events in the Fed...
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