The PGA Tour has announced what should be an exciting 2020-21 season, one that will include 50 events and six major championships.
The PGA Tour has announced its 2020-21 season, one that the tour is calling a “superseason” due to the fact that a whopping 50 events will be played during the campaign. That’s the most events on tour since 1975, when the tour fielded 51 events.
Among the highlights of the season will be six major championships, including two U.S. Opens and two Masters tournaments. The tour season will culminate with the FedEx Cup playoffs, ending with the Tour Championship on Labor Day weekend, 2021.
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The season actually starts next week with the Safeway Open in Napa, California. That’s immediately followed by the U.S. Open, the rescheduled version, which will be played at Winged Foot in New York.
From there, the tour will continue its schedule, highlighted by the Zozo Championship at Sherwood Country Club in late October. After the Bermuda Championship in early November, the tour hits the Houston Open Oct. 2-8 the week before the Masters, Nov. 9-15.
December features only the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico before taking a break until January.
The tour’s traditional calendar year starts in Hawaii with the Sentry Tournament of Champions and the Sony Open, both in January. Returning to the mainland, the tour then visits the American Express, the Farmers Insurance Open, the Waste Management Phoenix Open at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
The Genesis Invitational is Feb. 15-21 at Riviera Country Club, followed by the season’s first World Golf Championship event, the WGC-Mexico Championship Feb. 22-28. The Arnold Palmer Invitational is the first week of March, followed by the Players Championship March 8-14.
Staying in Florida, the tour visits the Honda Classic March 15-21 before the second WGC event, the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin. The Valero Texas Open is March 29-April 4 before the traditional Masters slot, which is April 5-11 in 2021.
May is highlighted by the PGA Championship, May 17-23 at the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island, while June features the second U.S. Open of the season, this one at Torrey Pines. July brings the return of the Open Championship at Royal St. George’s.
July 26-August 1 will be the dates for the Men’s Olympic Golf championship in Japan. The FedEx Cup playoffs start at the Northern Trust Aug. 16-22, followed by the BMW Championship Aug. 23-29.
The superseason culminates with the Tour Championship, Aug. 30-Sept. 5. And with 50 events being played, it truly will be a super season for golf fans.