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Fact Sheet


Name: PGA TOUR

Website: PGATOUR.COM

Commissioner: Jay Monahan (Since January 1, 2017)
Headquarters:
112 PGA TOUR Boulevard
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082
Phone: 904-285-3700

Overview:

The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 130 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica, Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada and Ping An Bank China Tour - PGA TOUR China.

The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

As a global organization, the PGA TOUR aspires to reflect the regions and communities where we play as we believe diversity of thought and background is vital to our success and growth. We strive to create an inclusive and welcoming culture and be a positive example for all our constituents and partners.

Awards:
The PGA TOUR presents the following awards:
  • FedExCup Champion
  • PGA TOUR Player of the Year/Jack Nicklaus Award
  • Arnold Palmer Award (leading money-winner)
  • Byron Nelson Trophy (adjusted scoring average)
  • PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year
  • PGA TOUR Courage Award (not annually)
  • PGA TOUR Lifetime Achievement Award (not annually)
2016-17 Schedule (47 official events):

1. PGA TOUR Regular Season – 43 events
2. FedExCup Playoffs – 4 events

The TOUR plays in 22 states, plus Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, England, China and Malaysia.

Major Championships (4):
Masters Tournament, U.S. Open, The Open Championship, PGA Championship

Prize Money:
Approximately $339 million – 47 official events

Bonus Money for the FedExCup:
$10 million for first place, $3 million for second, $2 million for third, $1.5 million for fourth and $1 million for fifth.

Charity:
PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, Web.com Tour, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica and Mackenzie Tour-PGA TOUR Canada events have donated more than $2 billion to charity since 1938. The TOUR reached the $2-billion milestone in January 2014.

Eligibility:
Each PGA TOUR player has earned a position on the priority-ranking system that will be used to select full-field open tournaments. The complete priority ranking system, in order of priority, can be found in the Priority Rankings under the Players tab.

Membership:
PGA TOUR members hail from around the globe. In 2016-17, there are 85 active international members from 22 countries.

PGA TOUR Communications Contacts (904 area code):

Ty VotawExecutive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer280-4774
Ken LovellSenior Vice President, Media Development273-3385
Tom AlterVice President, Communications280-2480
James CramerVice President, Communications273-3293
Tom KuhnVice President, Marketing280-2443
Laura NealVice President, Communications273-7655
Joel SchuchmannSenior Director, Communications, PGA TOUR280-4707
Nelson SilverioSenior Director, Marketing, PGA TOUR Latinoamerica 273-3528
Chris SmithSenior Director, Public Relations, PGA TOUR Business273-3379
Laury LivseyDirector, International Communications and PGA TOUR History273-3418
Stewart MooreDirector, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions and Web.com Tour273-3397
Chris ReimerDirector, Communications, Championship Management273-3286
Mark WilliamsDirector, Communications273-5058
Doug MilneSenior Manager, Communications280-5024
John BushSenior Manager, Communications280-4710
Mark StevensSenior Manager, Communications 273-3256
Dave SenkoSenior Manager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions273-3252
Denise TaylorManager, Media Relations273-3311
Preston McClellanManager, Digital Communications543-7405
Royce ThompsonManager, Communications, Web.com Tour273-7419
Nick ParkerManager, Communications, Web.com Tour543-5727
Maureen RadzaviczManager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions273-3301
Chris RichardsManager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions543-5717
Candace ReinheimerManager, Communications, Championship Management280-4742
Alex UrbanManager, Communications, Championship Management273-3577
Amanda HerringtonSpecialist, Communications543-5272
Michael BalikerCoordinator, Communications, Championship Management273-7664
Emily TilloCommunications Associate273-3642
Lisa FerraroCommunications Assistant, International Communications and PGA TOUR History543-5117