The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup common season in 2024 will embody 36 tournaments from January by means of August, together with 4 majors, the Gamers Championship and eight signature occasions, the tour introduced Monday.
The common season, which is returning to a calendar-based schedule for the primary time since 2012, begins with two tournaments in Hawaii, The Sentry and Sony Open. The common season ends with the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, on Aug. 8-11.
The FedEx Cup playoffs will once more characteristic three occasions, with the highest 70 gamers within the factors standings after the Wyndham competing within the FedEx St. Jude Championship in Memphis, Tennessee, the highest 50 within the BMW Championship at Fort Pines Golf Membership in Fort Rock, Colorado, and the highest 30 within the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Membership in Atlanta.
“We’re excited concerning the roll-out of the PGA Tour’s reimagined schedule and what the season will supply to our followers: a January begin with stars competing head-to-head extra usually, alongside the weekly drama of life-altering moments and the emergence of recent stars,” PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan stated in a press release. “Whereas profitable on the PGA Tour continues to be the last word — and most tough — problem, we now have additional related each match, with extra at stake every week.”
The eight signature occasions will embody restricted fields with elevated prize cash and FedEx Cup factors (700 to the winner). They embody The Sentry, AT&T Pebble Seaside Professional-Am, Genesis Invitational, Arnold Palmer Invitational offered by Mastercard, RBC Heritage, Wells Fargo Championship, Memorial Event offered by Workday and the Vacationers Championship.
The AT&T Pebble Seaside Professional-Am is changing the WM Phoenix Open as a signature occasion (referred to as a chosen occasion this season) in 2024. The match will proceed having amateurs compete alongside 80 professionals in the course of the first two rounds, whereas solely professionals will play the ultimate 36 holes at Pebble Seaside Golf Hyperlinks. The three player-hosted invitationals — the Genesis Invitational hosted by Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer Invitational and Memorial Event hosted by Jack Nicklaus — will embody a 36-hole lower to the highest 50 scores and ties and any participant inside 10 photographs of the lead. The invitationals may also award $4 million to its winners.
The opposite 5 signature tournaments won’t have a lower.
Winners of tournaments this 12 months and the highest 50 gamers within the 2022-23 FedEx Cup standings — those that qualify for subsequent week’s BMW Championship, the second leg of the playoffs — will make the sector for the season-opening Sentry at Kapalua on Jan. 4-7.
The fields for the opposite seven signature occasions will embody the highest 50 gamers from the 2022-23 FedEx Cup factors standings and 15 further gamers who can qualify in two methods. The “Subsequent 10” consists of the highest 10 gamers within the factors standings who aren’t in any other case eligible, and the “Swing 5” consists of the highest 5 factors earners from the swing of full-field and extra occasions previous every signature occasion.