The PGA Tour is awarding playing cards to the primary 10 gamers from the European tour and bringing again a direct route to the PGA Tour by means of Q-faculty.
The changes have been outlined Tuesday as section of an extended partnership involving the PGA Tour and European tour by way of 2035. As component of the joint enterprise, the PGA Tour has improved its share in European Tour Productions from 15% to 40%.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan last 7 days outlined important changes to the timetable that will attribute a January-to-August year starting off in 2024 and develop purses of $20 million on regular for eight elite events.
The the latest adjustments give European tour players rapid access to the PGA Tour. The major 10 players — excluding individuals now on the PGA Tour, this kind of as Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm — will have complete cards for the following yr.
The tour now presents 25 cards to the major gamers on the Korn Ferry Tour, with an further 25 playing cards from a a few-tournament Korn Ferry Tour Finals collection.
Beginning in 2023, the leading 30 players from the Korn Ferry Tour will shift on to the PGA Tour. The qualifying tournament will offer PGA Tour cards to the best five and ties, while every person else receives some wide range of Korn Ferry Tour obtain.