The PGA Tour has introduced a multi-year partnership with Comcast Business to sponsor the Tour Top 10 rankings, beginning with the present 2020-2021 PGA Tour season. The Tour Top 10 will now go by the Comcast Business Tour Top 10 and have frequently in updates on GOLF channel and NBC. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Players will obtain money bonuses based mostly on their remaining standings after the common season concludes with the Wyndham Championship on Aug. 10-15. A $2 million prize will go to the winner, with the runner-up receiving $1.5 million. The whole prize pool is $10 million. Bryson DeChambeau is presently sitting atop the leaderboard forward of Justin Thomas, who completed in first place final season.
Comcast won’t pay out the money prizes; the PGA Tour is tasked with the funds. The deal is geared toward bringing the tour extra protection throughout Comcast’s platforms.
“We value being part of the PGA TOUR and our ability to help spotlight the best players in the game,” Eileen Diskin, the Comcast Business CMO, mentioned in a launch. (*10*)
The PGA’s common season, sponsored by FedEx, will function 50 official tournaments this 12 months, probably the most since 1975.
“Our ‘super season’ of 50 events features more FedExCup points than ever before, which will raise the importance of every event and every shot,” mentioned Andy Pazder, the PGA Tour chief tournaments and competitions officer. “Finishing within the Comcast Business TOUR TOP 10 means you were able to rise to the top as a result of exceptional performance throughout the regular season.”
The Tour’s subsequent occasion would be the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio, Texas, on April 1-5. Following the occasion’s conclusion, the Masters will tee off in Augusta, Ga., three days in a while April 8-11.
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