Just two weeks removed from the craziest season in PGA Tour history a new season resumes at this week’s Fortinet Championship. But the ripple effects of everything that happened this year—including a repossessed parking spot—are just beginning to be felt.
The schedule will be different. The stakes will be different. Heck, the criteria for earning a PGA Tour card will be different. So to help sort it all out, we broke down all the significant changes you need to know heading into the new season.
- There will be a LOT more prize money
And we don’t use the all caps button lightly. There is now $428 million at stake for 44 regular events (up about 15 percent after already going up last year) and that doesn’t include the $US75 million ($A111 million) FedEx Cup bonus pool. And it’s not just the rich getting richer. For the first time, players are guaranteed $500,000…