David Cobb Memphis Commercial Appeal Published 9:44 AM EDT Jul 29, 2019 The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational will escape the shadow of a major in 2020. PGA Tour officials released a revamped schedule for the 2019-20 season Monday. The Memphis event will fall on Independence Day weekend, two weeks before the British Open and two weeks after the U.S. Open. The change comes as the golf portion of the 2020 Olympics is set for the week of July 27-August 2. Official dates for the Memphis event in 2020 will be June-29-July 5. The Tour schedule is expected to change again in 2021. Reach David Cobb at [email protected] or on Twitter @DavidWCobb. … [Read more...] about 2020 PGA Tour schedule: WGC Memphis stop moves to July 4th.
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Roy Lang Shreveport Times Published 12:58 PM EDT Mar 30, 2019 Current LSU golfer Nathan Jeansonne tied for medalist honors at a qualifying event for the 2019 Mackenzie Tour (PGA Tour Canada) schedule. Although he lost a playoff following Friday's final round, the former Calvary Baptist Academy star earned exemptions into the first six events of the 2019 schedule. The Mackenzie Tour kicks off at Uplands Golf Club in Victoria, British Columbia, on May 30-June 2. The top five players from the 2019 Mackenzie Tour earn Web.com Tour cards for 2020. "I learned a lot this week and know what I need to work on to get ready for professional golf," said Jeansonne, who is in his final semester at LSU. "Making it on the Canadian Tour is big considering the benefits of playing well on it include Web starts." Jeansonne (68-69-69-73) and Vanderbilt's William Gordon shared medalist honors with 9-under totals over four rounds at Carlton Oaks Golf Club in Santee, … [Read more...] about Shreveport’s Jeansonne earns status on PGA Tour Canada
This weekend’s Tournament of Champions in Hawaii kicks off the 2019 PGA Tour season. It shapes up to be one of the best in years. A year after his remarkable return, Tiger Woods leads a host of veterans still winning tournaments and looking to hold off players 10, 15, even 20-plus years younger – in the case of the 43-year-old Woods. Along with the annual trip to Augusta National for the Masters, a superb major championship lineup includes storied and unspoiled Pebble Beach for the U.S. Open, boisterous and beastly Bethpage Black outside New York City for the PGA Championship and rugged Royal Portrush for the first Open Championship in Northern Ireland since 1951. The PGA Championship’s move from August to May and the Players Championship’s return to March has created a schedule will little let-up, beginning with this month’s West Coast swing. The PGA Tour’s wraparound schedule actually kicked off in early October, but for the game’s top … [Read more...] about PGA Tour storylines: What’s next for Tiger Woods among 5 things to watch entering 2019 season
Organizers of the LPGA Tour event at Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor say they are in talks with potential new title sponsors after South Korean golf ball manufacturer Volvik opted not to renew its three-year deal.The tour is scheduled to announce its 2019 schedule Thursday evening, and the LPGA Volvik Championship won't be on that list.If a title sponsor can be found soon enough, the event will return to Travis Pointe in May or later in the summer, said tournament director Keith Karbo of Ann Arbor-based sports marketing firm Red Arrow Partnerships."We're in communication with (LPGA Tour Commissioner Michael Whan) and his staff. There is no official deadline. These are big, complex agreements and they take some time," he said. "We are in discussion with a couple of organizations that want to be the title sponsor to keep the event in our area. We're positive about those discussions."Karbo declined to name the companies he's talking to, but said they would be new entries among the … [Read more...] about Ann Arbor golf event seeks new title sponsor to get on 2019 LPGA Tour schedule
Doug Ferguson, Ap Golf Writer Updated 3:47 pm CDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Xander Schauffele of the United States poses with the trophy near the golf course staff after winning the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. less Xander Schauffele of the United States poses with the trophy near the golf course staff after winning the HSBC Champions golf tournament held at the Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, Sunday, Oct. 28, ... more Photo: Ng Han Guan, AP Cameron Champ holds the winner's trophy after winning Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Cameron Champ holds the winner's trophy after winning Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss., Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018. Photo: Rogelio V. Solis, AP … [Read more...] about European Tour schedule provides for big finish