PGA Tour

Japan, Bermuda events added to expanded PGA schedule

Tiger Woods (AP)
Tiger Woods (AP)

Miami - New events in Japan and Bermuda plus a return for the Greenbrier and Houston Open were named Tuesday as part of an expanded 2019-20 US PGA Tour schedule.

The next campaign will include 49 events, three more than the current season, with additions to the early events and some shifts late in the schedule near the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The new season begins September 12-15 at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia followed by four more US events, including the Houston Open, which like the Greenbrier took a one-year hiatus after a major PGA schedule revamp for this season.

A three-week Asian swing follows with the CJ Cup in South Korea, the new Zozo Championship in Japan replacing a previous stop in Malaysia and the WGC HSBC Championship in Shanghai the same week as the new Bermuda Championship at Port Royal in Southampton.

The 2019 portion of the season concludes with November stops in Mexico and at the RSM Classic.

The tour resumes in January and the nearly the first five months are unchanged before the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit moves from late June to the end of May, adding an event between the PGA Championship and the US Open.

The WGC St. Jude Invitational and the PGA's Barracuda Championship, played just last week in the current calendar, shift to July 2-5 while the 3M Open in Minnesota shifts to July 20-26, the week before the Olympic tournament, which ends August 2, and the week after the British Open.

After the Olympics comes the PGA Tour season finale August 6-9 at the Wyndham Championship followed by the tour's three season-ending playoff events, culminating with the Tour Championship on August 27-30.

"After a very successful first year with our new schedule, we are thrilled to expand the number of events to 49 while maintaining a great flow from start-to-finish," US PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said.

Full 2019-2020 PGA Tour Schedule:

September 12-15: A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier; The Old White TPC, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

September 19-22: Sanderson Farms Championship; County Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi

September 26-29: Safeway Open; Silverado Resort and Spa North, Napa, California

October 3-6: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open; TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada

October 10-13: Houston Open; Golf Club of Houston, Humble, Texas

October 17-20: The CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges; Nine Bridges, Jeju Island, Korea

October 24-27: The Zozo Championship; Accordia Golf Narashino CC, Chiba, Japan

October 31-November 3: Bermuda Championship; Port Royal GC, Southampton, Bermuda

October 31-November 3: WGC-HSBC Champions; Sheshan International GC, Shanghai, China

November 14-17: Mayakoba Golf Classic; El Camaleon GC, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

November 21-24: The RSM Classic; Sea Island Resort (Seaside), Sea Island, Georgia

December 4-7: Hero World Challenge; Albany, New Providence, Bahamas

December 12-15: Presidents Cup; Royal Melbourne GC, Melbourne, Australia

December 13-15: QBE Shootout; Tiburón GC, Naples, Florida

January 2-5: Sentry Tournament of Champions; Plantation Course at Kapalua, Maui, Hawaii

January 9-12: Sony Open in Hawaii; Waialae CC, Honolulu, Hawaii

January 16-19: Desert Classic; Stadium Course, La Quinta, California

January 23-26: Farmers Insurance Open; Torrey Pines GC (South), San Diego, California

January 30-February 2: Waste Management Phoenix Open; TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona

February 6-9: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am; Pebble Beach GL, Pebble Beach, California

February 13-16: The Genesis Invitational; Riviera CC, Pacific Palisades, California

February 20-23: Puerto Rico Open; Coco Beach Golf & CC, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico

February 20-23: WGC-Mexico Championship; Club de Golf Chapultepec, Mexico City, Mexico

February 27-March 1: The Honda Classic; PGA National (Champion), Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

March 5-8: Arnold Palmer Invitational; Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Florida

March 12-15: The Players Championship; TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

March 19-22: Valspar Championship; Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead), Palm Harbor, Florida

March 26-29: Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship; Corales Golf Club, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

March 26-29: WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play; Austin Country Club, Austin, Texas

April 2-5: Valero Texas Open; TPC San Antonio - AT&T Oaks, San Antonio, Texas

April 9-12: Masters Tournament; Augusta National, Augusta, Georgia

April 16-19: RBC Heritage; Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head, South Carolina

April 23-26: Zurich Classic of New Orleans; TPC Louisiana, Avondale, Louisiana

April 30-May 3: Wells Fargo Championship; Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina

May 7-10: AT&T Byron Nelson; Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, Texas

May 14-17: PGA Championship; TPC Harding Park, San Francisco, California

May 21-24: Charles Schwab Challenge; Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas

May 28-31: Rocket Mortgage Classic; Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, Michigan

June 4-7: The Memorial Tournament; Muirfield Village, Dublin, Ohio

June 11-14: RBC Canadian Open; St. George's G&CC, Toronto, Canada

June 18-21: US Open; Winged Foot GC, Mamaroneck, New York

June 25-28: Travelers Championship; TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut

July 2-5: Barracuda Championship; Montreux G&CC, Reno, Nevada

July 2-5: WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational; TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee

July 16-19: Barbasol Championship; Keene Trace Golf Club, Nicholasville, Kentucky

July 16-19: The Open; Royal St. George's GC, Kent, England

July 23-26: 3M Open; TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota

July 30-August 2: Olympic Men's Golf; Kasumigaseki Country Club, Saitama, Japan

August 6-9: Wyndham Championship; Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, North Carolina

August 13-16: The Northern Trust; TPC Boston, Norton, Massachusetts

August 20-23: BMW Championship; Olympia Fields, Ilinois

August 27-30: Tour Championship; East Lake GC, Atlanta, Georgia

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