The PGA Tour will offer a $50,000 bonus to any player who participates in the minimum number of tournaments (15 events) that have been deemed a requirement for membership.
The Tour recently sent players a memo outlining the new perks, which would require 15 tournaments to be considered official events. The Presidents Cup, Ryder Cup and Olympic Games will also count the 15 games required for a season.
As part of the memo confirmed by ESPN, the tour also stated that it will increase the player tournament prize money from 15 million U.S. dollars to 20 million U.S. dollars. The Golf Channel first reported on the new incentives.
Although players will not be prohibited from participating in games if they do not participate in at least 15 games each year-which is required for various membership benefits (including voting rights)-but for those who participate in the tour and seek release to participate in the game This is a tough minimum requirement for their home circuit.
Number one Joan Ram For example, Spain requires at least 15 PGA Tour events each year to participate in unlimited European Tour events. Players who are not members of other tournaments may seek release from the PGA Tour to participate in other tournaments.
Among the top 150 players in the 2020-21 FedEx Cup final, only one player failed to participate in 15 games.
The Players Championship is the flagship event of the TPC Sawgrass Tour. The winner will receive US$3.6 million, which is higher than US$2.7 million. Justin Thomas This year.