Mickelson to make PGA TOUR Champions debut Monday World Golf Hall of Fame member Phil Mickelson will make his PGA TOUR Champions debut next week at the Charles Schwab Series at Ozarks National.
The Champions Tour , known as the Senior PGA Tour until 2002, is open to golfers age 50 and over. While most of the top players on the Champions Tour were successful on the PGA Tour , Sigel, a two-time U.S. Amateur winner, didn’t even turn pro until he was 50.
How to Qualify for the Senior PGA Tour Go to the Champions Tour website to download the qualifying application (see references ). Play in the Regional Qualifying Stage. Successful qualifiers and exempt players then compete in the Final Qualifying Stage. Finish in the top 12 players at the Final Qualifying Stage.
PGA Tour Schedule 2020-21
|Apr 1-4||Valero Texas Open TPC San Antonio (Oaks) – San Antonio, TX|
|Apr 8-11||2021 Masters Tournament Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, GA|
|Apr 15-18||RBC Heritage Harbour Town Golf Links – Hilton Head Island, SC|
|Apr 22-25||Zurich Classic of New Orleans TPC of Louisiana – Avondale, LA|
– Phil Mickelson has taken care of business on the PGA Tour Champions circuit. Now he hopes to get his affairs in order on the PGA Tour . Mickelson said he has some momentum heading into this week’s Zozo Championship at Sherwood after he won the Champions ‘ Dominion Energy Charity Classic last week in Virginia.
50 and older
Hoch, 63-years, five-months old, became the oldest winner in the history of the PGA Tour Champions , five months older than Mike Fetchick was when he won the Hilton Head Seniors International in 1985. “It’s been a while,” Hoch said.
Nicklaus joined the Senior PGA Tour (now known as the PGA Tour Champions ) when he became eligible in January 1990, and by April 1996 had won 10 tournaments, including eight major championships despite playing a very limited schedule.
Only on the PGA Tour, the major leagues of golf , do athletes openly smoke on the job. Some who cling to the weed had rather tell you how they made a double bogey than how many cigarettes they smoked during the round.
Those who enter the Monday qualifiers are those with no status on the tour sponsoring the event or too far down the tour’s priority list to earn direct entry. The players who earn entry into the professional tournament in this manner are also called Monday qualifiers .
|ZOZO Championship (T72)||October 22 – 25, 2020||Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, CA|
|The Masters (T38)||November 12 – 15, 2020||Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA|
|PNC Championship (7)||December 17 – 20, 2020||The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, FL|
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.
Look no further, as the four biggest events in golf in 2020 will be: The Masters Tournament , Augusta National, April 9-12. PGA Championship , TPC Harding Park, May 14-17. U.S. Open , Winged Foot, June 18-21. The British Open , Royal St. George’s, July 16-19.