Fact Sheet



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


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, 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.

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.

PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, 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.

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.

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
Laura NealSenior Vice President, Communications273-7655
Tom AlterVice President, Communications280-2480
James CramerVice President, Communications273-3293
Tom KuhnVice President, Marketing280-2443
Joel SchuchmannSenior Director, Communications, PGA TOUR280-4707
Chris ReimerSenior Director, Communications, Championship Management273-3286
Nelson SilverioSenior Director, Marketing, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica273-3528
Chris SmithSenior Director, Public Relations273-3379
Laury LivseyDirector, International Media Relations and PGA TOUR History273-3418
Stewart MooreDirector, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions and Tour273-3397
Mark WilliamsDirector, Communications, PGA TOUR273-5058
Doug MilneSenior Manager, Communications, PGA TOUR280-5024
John BushSenior Manager, Communications, PGA TOUR280-4710
Mark StevensSenior Manager, Communications 273-3256
Dave SenkoSenior Manager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions273-3252
Jim McCabeSenior Manager, Communications273-3561
Tracey VealManager, Media Relations273-3688
Preston McClellanManager, Digital Communications543-7405
Amanda HerringtonManager, Communications, PGA TOUR543-5272
Royce ThompsonManager, Communications, Tour273-7419
Nick ParkerManager, Communications, Tour543-5727
Chris RichardsManager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions543-5717
Maureen RadzaviczManager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions273-3301
Laura VescoviManager, Communications, PGA TOUR Champions, Championship Management280-5004
Candace ReinheimerManager, Communications, Championship Management280-4742
Alex UrbanManager, Communications, Championship Management273-3577
Michael BalikerCoordinator, Communications, Championship Management273-7664
Emily TilloCoordinator, Communications273-3642
Madison SheragaCoordinator, Communications273-3614
Lisa FerraroCommunications Assistant, International Media Relations and PGA TOUR History543-5117
Brian DeckerMedia Official, Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada905-815-9756
Gregory VillalobosMedia Official, PGA TOUR Latinoamérica