Since 2013, 50 Korn Ferry Tour golfers earn privileges during the next PGA Tour season, which now begins the month after the Tour Finals. The top 25 money winners over the regular season (i.e., before the Tour Finals) receive PGA Tour cards, as do the top 25 money winners in the Finals.
Youngest to Play
|15 years, 7 months, 2 days||George Burtoft||1938 Washington Open|
|15 years, 8 months, 20 days||Bob Panasik||1957 Canadian Open|
|15 years, 8 months, 29 days||Michelle Wie||2005 John Deere Classic|
|15 years, 9 months, 25 days||Kenny Leseur||2020 Bermuda Championship|
Official World Golf Rankings
|1||D. Johnson Dustin Johnson||506.80|
|2||J. Rahm Jon Rahm||469.15|
|3||J. Thomas Justin Thomas||421.99|
|4||R. McIlroy Rory McIlroy||321.47|
This season, however, those who fall outside the top 125 in the FedEx Cup points race won’t lose their cards ; they now will have another year of eligibility. Currently, the PGA Tour is scheduled to return June 11 with the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
It costs a minimum of $110,000 to compete for a year on the PGA Tour— $75,000 on the Nationwide—and there are no guaranteed paydays.
The PGA Tour’s minimum age limit is 18, a rule that was established after Ty Tryon and Kevin Na turned pro as 17-year-olds in 2001. But he did pick up his first PGA Tour title at the Wyndham Championship last August less than two months after turning 21.
Using sponsor’s exemptions and other qualifiers, Gordon played in 11 PGA Tour events this year. He took advantage of those 11 starts, earning $773,220 in prize money and enough FedEx Cup points to finish within the top 125, which means he’s got full status for the 2020-2021 PGA Tour season.
The PGA Tour has no age limits for entry. Simply put, if you are good enough, you get to play . Players with past success like Tom Watson are granted entry either by sponsor’s exemptions or by some other qualifying means. For example, US Open winners are granted a 10 year exemption into tournaments on the PGA Tours .
Female golfers with the highest career earnings on LPGA tour 2020. Annika Sorenstam of Sweden tops the all-time list for prize money earners on the LPGA tour. Having achieved 207 career top tens and 72 career victories, the Swede took home over 22.57 million U.S. dollars across her career.
The 2020 -21 schedule, which PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan has dubbed a “super season,” officially begins with the Safeway Open in Napa, California, on Sept. 10-13 and will culminate with the TOUR Championship , the final event of the FedEx Cup playoffs, in Atlanta on Labor Day weekend (Sept. 2-5).
The 2019–2020 PGA Tour was the 105th season (53rd since separating from the PGA of America) of the United States-based elite men’s professional golf circuit. 2019–20 PGA Tour .
|Duration||September 12, 2019 – September 7, 2020|
|Number of official events||36 (originally 49)|
|Most wins||3 (tie): Dustin Johnson Justin Thomas|
Other happenings 13 September: Kevin Chappell shot a 59 (11-under-par) in the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier. 28 October: Tiger Woods wins the Zozo Championship to tied Sam Snead for most wins on the PGA Tour with 82.