PGA: 3M Open Set For Fourth Of July Week In 2019

PGA: 3M Open Set For Fourth Of July Week In 2019

"It was a tough decision on folding the Dell Technologies event after this year, and the reason it was so tough is that it has been a great event for 15-plus years", said PGA Tour chief tournament and competitions officer Andy Pazder. Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament takes its usual spot two weeks before the U.S. Open, with the Canadian Open in between.

The Players Championship - often described as the unofficial fifth major - has been moved to March from its previous date in May, with the end-of-season FedEx Cup play-offs shortened to three events and finishing on 25 August.

The equal payout for the men and women earned the attention of the LPGA Tour members, whose financial compensation in the competitive and corporate spheres lag far behind their PGA Tour brethren.

At every stop on both tours next season, a high-risk, high-reward hole will be designated - be it a drivable par 4, a par 5 that offers the potential to reach the green or a par 3 with a tricky green complex or water galore.

Houston and Greenbrier are to return to the fall portion of the schedule in 2019.

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Preparations for the final Dell Technologies Championship are underway and the 100-player field will have its unique Monday finish for one last time on September 3.

The wraparound season starts October 4-7 with the Safeway Open in Napa, California, one week after the Ryder Cup in France.

The PGA Championship will be May 16-19 at Bethpage Black on Long Island, splitting part of the Texas swing - the AT&T Byron Nelson in Dallas will be the week before the PGA, and the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial will be the week after the PGA.

The tour really gets busy at the British Open, set for next year at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. We had conversations with our sponsors of the first playoff event, Northern Trust, and they looked at it very closely and felt that it would serve their objectives of being a title sponsor by having the event rotating in and out of the two biggest markets in the Northeast. "The four days of competition will feature the best players in the world".

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