There might be some modifications to the 2024 PGA Tour schedule when the tour unveils it subsequent week.
Not solely will the PGA Tour be touring to Myrtle Seashore and Black Desert Resort in Utah, however there might be modifications to designated/elevated occasions.
Elevated or designated occasions are not the monacre used for the large purse tournaments. They will be known as Signature Occasions per Sean Zak, a Golf.com author.
‘Elevated Occasions’ on the PGA TOUR might be getting a reputation change in 2024. They are going to now be known as ‘Signature Occasions’ per @Sean_Zak. The schedule is anticipated to be launched subsequent week.
— NUCLR GOLF (@NUCLRGOLF) August 2, 2023
Clearly, that’s simply semantics, and a bizarre change at that.
It is that point of the yr when the golf world patiently awaits the next yr’s schedule. Earlier this summer season, PGA Tour executives Andy Pazder and Tyler Dennis offered an replace on the 2024 season.
The larger occasions might be decreased from 9 to eight earlier than the FedEx Cup playoffs. These occasions will reportedly have between 70 and 80 gamers in them, per GolfDigest.
Pazder and Dennis anticipate that the $20 million occasions will stay the identical for 2024. After all, that replace was offered simply days earlier than the groundbreaking information of the PGA Tour-LIV Golf deal.
So, it’s totally attainable that a lot of that’s nonetheless up within the air.
There are nonetheless a whole lot of unknowns surrounding the 2024 schedule, however extra ought to come to mild as soon as its revealed. When will the signature occasions occur? Will the tour change a few of them from being proper after main championships, which has been a grievance by so many.
The schedule may not change very a lot. However the panorama of golf seems to be altering quickly.
However the PGA Tour gamers wish to get some measure of management. The addition of Tiger Woods to the coverage board might create a large shift in energy in negotiations with the PIF.