“You have to do all of this…?”

After the Masters, the first major tournament of the season, PGA Tour players are in tears. This is because there are still a lot of competitions to participate in. American golf media said it was inevitable as the PGA Tour designated a special tournament.

The US Golf Channel pointed out on the 13th (Korean time), “The PGA Tour schedule needs to evolve so that players can avoid fatigue,” and pointed out a schedule that requires a tight schedule.

In August of last year, John Rahm (Spain) questioned the PGA Tour’s designation of a special event as well as increasing the total prize money and number of tournaments to respond to LIV Golf, saying, “Do we have to go all out there?” Top players in the Player Impact Program (PIP) must compete in all 13 special events.

There are 17 major competitions in the special competitions. 20 considering that they will play in the playoffs. In particular, with the Ryder Cup this year, top players on the PGA Tour are suffering from tight schedules and fatigue. In particular, European players such as Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) and Rahm need to participate in four DP World Tour matches to maintain their Ryder Cup rankings. Considering the travel time alone, it is daunting. It is clearly compared to LIV Golf, which only holds 18 tournaments in one season, including major tournaments.

The Golf Channel expressed, “Jordan Spieth (USA), who tied for fourth at the Masters, didn’t seem interested in any celebration.” “I’ve been playing too much golf in the past 10 weeks. I’ve been hit by golf. I’m mentally exhausted,” Spieth said. “I think I need to change my schedule more.” 토스카지노

Spieth has been competing almost every week, starting with the Sentry Tournament of Champions this year. After the Sony Open in January, I rested for about two weeks before the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was held in February. 

McIlroy, who aimed to win the Masters, also decided not to participate in the RBC Heritage (total prize money of 20 million dollars), a special event. The exact reason for his absence has not been revealed, and he will be absent for the second time in a special tournament until the Sentry Tournament of Champions in January.

Golf Digest pointed out, “The PGA Tour seemed like an improved tour by rewarding stars while at the same time attracting them to big tournaments. As much as the best players gather, they need to take a break.”

Adam Scott (Australia), who is in charge of the Athlete Advisory Committee, said, “It was a bit burdensome (with a lot of participation), but everyone knows that this year is a transitional period.” Matt Fitzpatrick (England) also responded, “It’s still hectic, but it will get better in a few years if it’s more structured.”

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