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PGA Tour change ushers in youth movement

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 22 / 18

PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Xander Schauffele is the latest example of players finding success on tour after spending a year on the Web.com Tour. Photo: GETTY IMAGES When the PGA Tour eliminated Q...

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