Questions tagged [pga-tour]

Questions about the PGA TOUR, the organizer of main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America. Not to be confused with PGA, or Professional Golfers' Association of America.

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Why is a par-4 playing 140 yards?

According to Tiger Tracker, Tiger Woods drove the par-4 10th hole at the Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club in Japan. The catch is, it was only 140 yards. I had to double check to see it wasn't a ...
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When did the TOUR Championship stop finishing on a par-3?

The 18th hole of the TOUR championship used to be a par-3, but I found out that is no longer the case since it is now the 9th hole. When did this change take place and why?
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Has a golf hole ever gone an entire round in a full-field event without any score worse than par?

I noticed when watching the 2018 PGA Championship that the short par 3 3rd hole had 20 birdies and 25 pars so far during the day's play. And that got me to wondering... has a field ever gone perfect ...
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Why are golfers allowed to participate in both the Senior's and regular PGA tournaments?

I would assume that once a golfer reaches a certain age he automatically qualifies for the Senior's Tour. Yet I've seen Tom Watson participate in both. By doing that he's taking the place of someone ...
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How often do people in the golf tournament crowds get seriously hurt or killed by errant golf shots?

You couple the guys who can hit the ball the hardest... and the greatest gatherings of people to within just feet of the fairways and greens, it would seem that crowd members would regularly be hit. ...
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Does “Strokes Gained: Tee-to-Green” objectify tee-to-green performance?

In short, "Strokes Gained" is a value of a golfer's performance compared to the average performance of other golfers. In 2011, the PGA Tour announced Strokes Gained: Putting. For example, the ...
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Can a FedEx Cup playoff be extended to a Monday? [closed]

Is it certain that the FedEx Cup is finished on the same day as the final round (Sunday) or could it be played the following day (eg, a playoff on Monday)? Note: The rule change noted in comments ...
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In the event of a tie, how are FedExCup points distributed among tied golfers?

Looking at the FedExCup point distribution, point values are assigned to golfers finishing in the 1st through 85th positions of a PGA Tour sanctioned tournament. However, in the event of a tie, how ...
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Does “made cut, did not finish” also count as a “missed cut?”

At the 2014 Farmers Insurance Open, Tiger Woods finished with a result of "MDF" or "made cut, did not finish." This is the first time in his career he has had a MDF. A missed cut (MC) is the result ...