What changes did the USPGA Tour implement in response to LIV Golf?

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USPGA Tour  changes in response to LIV Golf

Clue

Bigger prize money pools and a focus on the best of the best.

Answer

On June 22, 2022 PGA TOUR Comissioner, Jay Monahan, announced a range of changes to commence 2024 in response to the developments with LIV Golf. Read below for the comprehensive details.

More about the 2024 US PGA Tour changes

Key changes to the 2024 PGA Tour include:

  • The PGA TOUR will return to a January - December schedule in 2024
  • 8 tournaments will have significantly increased prize money.
    • Sentry Tournament of Champions – $15 million (previously $8.2M)
    • The Genesis Invitational - $20 million (previously $12M)
    • Arnold Palmer Invitational - $20 million (previously $12M)
    • THE PLAYERS Championship - $25 million (previously $20M)
    • WGC - Dell Technologies Match Play - $20 million (previously $12M)
    • the Memorial Tournament - $20 million (previously $12M)
    • FedEx St. Jude Championship - $20 million (previously $15M)
    • BMW Championship - $20 million (previously $15M)
  • In the FedExCup Playoffs the top 70 players make the playoffs.
    • The top 50 will make the BMW Championship, and the top 30 will compete in the final round for the FedExCup.
  • There will be up to three international, no-cut, limited-field events.