Quote of the Day

"The reality is we want golf done before football. Football runs TV in that time of year."
-- Golfer Charley Hoffman, a member of the PGA Tour Policy Board, on a reason behind the PGA Championship moving to May beginning in '19. (GOLFDIGEST.com, 8/7)
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 235 Print This Issue

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  • Bump & Run

    With two exceptions -- '71 and '16 -- the PGA Championship has been in August since '69

    The PGA Championship is moving to May beginning in’19 at Bethpage Black as "part of a long-term plan that involves a major shift in the golf calendar, including The Players Championship going back to its March date," according to Doug Ferguson of the AP. A PGA of America official said that the change has "been in the works for four years." The catalyst behind the movement was golf's "return to the Olympics, along with the PGA Tour's desire" to wrap up the FedExCup Playoffs before the NFL season begins. Still to be determined is the how the rest of the PGA Tour schedule is "constricted to finish around Labor Day." One source said that the playoff event in Boston is "likely to go away" after '18. Another source said that one plan i ...

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  • Eye On The Ball

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  • Two Peas In A Pod

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  • Spread Your Wings

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  • Staying In The Ring

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  • Big Buc Hunter

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  • I'm On A Boat

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