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PGA Tour announces new developmental tour for its Mackenzie Tour members

With uncertainty surrounding the Mackenzie Tour this summer season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PGA Tour introduced Thursday that it has launched the Forme Tour for non-Canadian members of the Canada-based tour.

The U.S.-based tour’s schedule will run from June to September, that includes eight 72-hole, stroke-play occasions that can obtain Official World Golf Ranking factors. Two websites – the Auburn University Club in Auburn, Alabama, and TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio – have been revealed whereas the remaining six can be secured later this spring.

“We are excited to offer this opportunity to our PGA Tour Canada members, and our commitment is to continue to do business with high-caliber golf courses,” stated Greg Carlson, government director of the Forme Tour, who beforehand stuffed the identical position for seven years for PGA Tour Series-China. “Forme has shown a willingness to support these players in their career endeavors, and we’re extremely happy to work with such an impressive company and with facilities like the Auburn University Club and TPC River’s Bend—centerpiece sites of our season. We look forward to announcing the remaining schedule and venues in the coming weeks.”

The Forme Tour will undertake eligibility from the Mackenzie Tour, exempting the highest 60 gamers from the 2019 Mackenzie Tour factors checklist, PGA Tour University graduates and people incomes standing by means of Mackenzie Tour Q-School this yr and final. The prime 5 gamers on this yr’s closing Forme Tour factors checklist will earn Korn Ferry Tour membership for 2021-22, with second- and final-stage tickets additionally being awarded for KFT Q-School.

The Mackenzie Tour continues to be planning on conducting occasions for its Canadian gamers later this summer season. Though a schedule has but to be launched, it’s believed that these gamers will compete for Mackenzie Tour standing in 2022.

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