As part of several changes to the upcoming PGA Tour schedule, the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational will not be played immediately after The Open.
The new season will feature a full calendar of 49 tournaments, with only four empty weeks from September 2019 through to August 2020.
Notable highlights of the 2019-20 PGA Tour schedule:
* Greenbrier kicks off season
* Rocket Mortgage moves a month earlier
* WGC in Memphis two weeks before Open
* Week off for Olympics
* Northern Trust at TPC Boston pic.twitter.com/8gKEzGWk6Y
— Ryan Lavner (@RyanLavnerGC) July 29, 2019
The St. Jude event has been moved back to the first weekend in July, two weeks after the US Open and two weeks before The Open.
The 3M Open is now the event that takes place immediately after The Open, while the Rocket Mortgage Classic switches from the last week in June to the last week in May.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said: “We are thrilled to expand the number of events to 49 while maintaining a great flow from start to finish, allowing our fans to better engage and follow the PGA Tour throughout the season.”
Full 2019-2020 PGA Tour Schedule
September 12-15: A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier; The Old White TPC, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia
September 19-22: Sanderson Farms Championship; County Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi
September 26-29: Safeway Open; Silverado Resort and Spa North, Napa, California
October 3-6: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open; TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada
October 10-13: Houston Open; Golf Club of Houston, Humble, Texas
October 17-20: The CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges; Nine Bridges, Jeju Island, Korea
October 24-27: The Zozo Championship; Accordia Golf Narashino CC, Chiba, Japan
October 31-November 3: Bermuda Championship; Port Royal GC, Southampton, Bermuda
October 31-November 3: WGC-HSBC Champions; Sheshan International GC, Shanghai, China
November 14-17: Mayakoba Golf Classic; El Camaleon GC, Playa del Carmen, Mexico
November 21-24: The RSM Classic; Sea Island Resort (Seaside), Sea Island, Georgia
December 4-7: Hero World Challenge; Albany, New Providence, Bahamas
December 12-15: Presidents Cup; Royal Melbourne GC, Melbourne, Australia
December 13-15: QBE Shootout; Tiburón GC, Naples, Florida
January 2-5: Sentry Tournament of Champions; Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii
January 9-12: Sony Open in Hawaii; Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii
January 16-19: Desert Classic; Stadium Course, La Quinta, California
January 23-26: Farmers Insurance Open; Torrey Pines GC (South), San Diego, California
January 30-February 2: Waste Management Phoenix Open; TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona
February 6-9: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; Pebble Beach GL, Pebble Beach, California
February 13-16: The Genesis Invitational; Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, California
February 20-23: Puerto Rico Open; Coco Beach Golf & CC, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
February 20-23: WGC-Mexico Championship; Club de Golf Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico
February 27-March 1: The Honda Classic; PGA National (Champion), Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
March 5-8: Arnold Palmer Invitational; Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Florida
March 12-15: The Players Championship; TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
March 19-22: Valspar Championship; Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead), Palm Harbor, Florida
March 26-29: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship; Corales Golf Club, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
March 26-29: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play; Austin Country Club, Austin, Texas
April 2-5: Valero Texas Open; TPC San Antonio – AT&T Oaks, San Antonio, Texas
April 9-12: Masters Tournament; Augusta National, Augusta, Georgia
April 16-19: RBC Heritage; Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head, South Carolina
April 23-26: Zurich Classic of New Orleans; TPC Louisiana, Avondale, Louisiana
April 30-May 3: Wells Fargo Championship; Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina
May 7-10: AT&T Byron Nelson; Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, Texas
May 14-17: PGA Championship; TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, California
May 21-24: Charles Schwab Challenge; Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas
May 28-31: Rocket Mortgage Classic; Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, Michigan
June 4-7: The Memorial Tournament; Muirfield Village, Dublin, Ohio
June 11-14: RBC Canadian Open; St. George’s G&CC, Toronto, Canada
June 18-21: US Open; Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, New York
June 25-28: Travelers Championship; TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut
July 2-5: Barracuda Championship; Montreux G&CC, Reno, Nevada
July 2-5: WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational; TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee
July 16-19: Barbasol Championship; Keene Trace Golf Club, Nicholasville, Kentucky
July 16-19: The Open; Royal St. George’s GC, Kent, England
July 23-26: 3M Open; TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota
July 30-August 2: Olympic Men’s Golf; Kasumigaseki Country Club, Saitama, Japan
August 6-9: Wyndham Championship; Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, North Carolina
August 13-16: The Northern Trust; TPC Boston, Norton, Massachusetts
August 20-23: BMW Championship; Olympia Fields, Ilinois
August 27-30: Tour Championship; East Lake GC, Atlanta, Georgia
Scotland’s Connor Syme and Englishman Matthew Jordan were also part of the successful quintet.
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