PGA Tour

PGA Tour
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2020–21 PGA Tour
PGA Tour logo.svg
SportGolf
FoundedDecember 2, 1929;
91 years ago
 (1929-12-02)[1]
(broke from PGA in 1968)
CommissionerJay Monahan (2017–present)
CountryUnited States
Most titlesUnited States Sam Snead (82), with
United States Tiger Woods
TV partner(s)CBS Sports
NBC Sports/Golf Channel
Sky Sports (UK)
Discovery, Inc. (outside USA)
JTBC Golf&Sports
(South Korea)
Official websitePGATour.com

The PGA Tour (stylized in all capital letters as PGA TOUR by its officials) is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played by men in the United States and North America. It organizes most of the events on the flagship annual series of tournaments also known as the PGA Tour, as well as PGA Tour Champions (age 50 and older) and the Korn Ferry Tour (for professional players who have not yet qualified to play on the PGA Tour), as well as PGA Tour Canada, PGA Tour Latinoamérica, and PGA Tour China. The PGA Tour is a nonprofit organization[2] headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, a suburb southeast of Jacksonville.[3]

Originally established by the Professional Golfers' Association of America, it was spun off in December 1968 into a separate organization for tour players, as opposed to club professionals, the focal members of today's PGA of America. Originally the "Tournament Players Division", it adopted the name "PGA Tour" in 1975 and runs most of the week-to-week professional golf events on the tournament known as the PGA Tour, including The Players Championship, hosted at TPC Sawgrass; the FedEx Cup, with its finale at The Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club; and the biennial Presidents Cup. The remaining events on the PGA Tour are run by different organizations, as are the U.S.-based LPGA Tour for women and other men's and women's professional tours around the world.[4]

  1. ^ "PGA War On". Toledo Blade. Ohio. Associated Press. June 15, 1967. p. 42.
  2. ^ Burke, Monte (May 8, 2013). "The PGA Tour: A Not-For-Profit Money Machine". Forbes. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  3. ^ Mafi, Nick (January 19, 2018). "Foster + Partners Unveils Its Stunning Design of the New PGA Tour Headquarters". Architectural Digest. Retrieved October 31, 2018.
  4. ^ Mile, Chris (2009). "Golf Organizations – How Golf Works". Miles of Golf. Retrieved October 31, 2018.

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