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
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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
The PGA Tour announced changes on Tuesday for the FedEx Cup Playoffs and the season-ending Tour Championship. The changes take effect in 2019 and appear to be a good thing for New Jersey, which will host the beginning of the FedEx Cup Playoffs with the Northern Trust at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City the week of August 5th. Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. hosted the Northern Trust in 2018, where Tiger Woods continued his comeback by finishing tied for 40th, 14 shots behind Bryson DeChambeau. How much are you paying for Trump's golf habit? Here are the details of the changes, per the PGA Tour: PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - With the upcoming 2018-19 PGA TOUR schedule reflecting previously announced, significant structural changes, PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan today unveiled further innovations that elevate the entire FedExCup season - from the Regular Season through the FedExCup Playoffs and ultimately, at the Playoffs … [Read more...] about PGA Tour announces 2019 FedEx Cup Playoffs to begin in N.J.
Roy Lang Shreveport Times Published 1:37 p.m. UTC Jul 22, 2018 Sam Burns spent a majority of the 2017-18 golf season playing multiple tours in his bid to become a member of the world's best golf circuit, the PGA Tour. Although the former Calvary and LSU star will have to wait another few months to realize that dream, the security of a 2018-19 PGA Tour card has him relaxed, and focused to finish this season strong. “It’s a huge relief,” Burns told The Times. “It takes a little pressure off. You can be a little more strategic in how you rest your body.” With four events remaining on the 2018 Web.com Tour regular-season schedule, Burns ranks sixth on the money list. At season’s end, the top 25 earn PGA Tour cards. His playing privileges were thought to be a foregone conclusion after his victory in Savannah in April. Now, his path for his sophomore season as a professional is clear. Burns, who played in the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills, has … [Read more...] about With pressure off, Sam Burns ready to roll toward PGA Tour