PGA champions Tour Announces 2021 Schedule
The PGA Champions Tour released its 2021 tournament schedule on Monday.
The scheduled featured 25 events ending with he Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs in November.
“I’m very proud of how PGA TOUR Champions players, partners, staff and all our constituents worked together to complete a successful 2020, and I’m looking forward to carrying that momentum into 2021. We’re excited to return to communities that embrace PGA TOUR Champions so our legendary players can re-connect with fans and help generate charitable dollars,” said PGA TOUR Champions President Miller Brady.
The Tour will host tournaments in Canada, England and 19 states, with prize money totaling more than $55 million.
The Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai (January 17-23) kicks off a schedule that will feature two new tournaments.
The Ascension Charity Classic was supposed to make its debut in 2020 but was canceled due to the pandemic, and its long-awaited inaugural event will take place September 6-12 at Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis.
The Constellation FURYK & FRIENDS will be played October 4-10 at Timuquana Country Club in Jacksonville, Florida.
Tournament host Jim Furyk will join Steve Stricker (American Family Insurance Championship) and Jerry Kelly (Cologuard Classic) as players that host tournaments on PGA TOUR Champions.
The 2020-21 season will conclude with the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs, where 72 players will qualify for the three-tournament series. The Playoffs will begin with the sixth-annual Dominion Energy Charity Classic (October 18-24) at The Country Club of Virginia in Richmond, and the “Super Season” will conclude with the Charles Schwab Cup Championship (November 8-14) at Phoenix Country Club.
Next year’s slate of five majors will begin with the Regions Tradition (May 3-9) in Birmingham, Alabama.
Three weeks later, Southern Hills Country Club will host the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship (May 24-30) before Jerry Kelly defends his title at the Bridgestone SENIOR PLAYERS Championship (June 21-27), which was the only senior major played in 2020.
Major season concludes in July with the U.S. Senior Open and The Senior Open Championship.
Omaha Country Club in Nebraska will host its second U.S. Senior Open July 5-11, and two weeks later, Sunningdale Golf Club will host The Senior Open for the third time.
After not being played in 2020, the PGA TOUR Champions Qualifying Tournament will return in 2021 with the final stage taking place at TPC Tampa Bay in November.
The Tour’s lone Challenge Season event will be the PNC Championship, which will return to the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Orlando, Florida, the week of December 13-19.