sport news PGA Tour to pay out NEARLY $500 million in prize money for the next season plus ... trends now

sport news PGA Tour to pay out NEARLY $500 million in prize money for the next season plus ... trends now
sport news PGA Tour to pay out NEARLY $500 million in prize money for the next season plus ... trends now

sport news PGA Tour to pay out NEARLY $500 million in prize money for the next season plus ... trends now

PGA Tour set to pay out nearly $500million in prize money for the 2022-23 season...with potential for $145m in bonuses as the tour faces pressure from Saudi-backed LIV Golf The tour has planned 44 events for its 22-23 calendar, one less than last season Three FedEx Cup playoff events are also on, with tougher entry requirements Just over $428m will be paid out in the tournament season, over $60m at majors LIV recently announced a 14 tournament tour, with $405m in prize money

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As the PGA Tour faces its biggest competitive challenge ever, the world's most popular golfing series has upped the ante on the cash prizes it will hand out.

PGA Tour officials announced a schedule of 44 tournaments - including the four golf majors - for its upcoming 2022-23 golf season. 

The total prize money handed out for the non-majors is set to be a record $428.6 million dollars, with an additional $61.5m given out at the Masters, the PGA Championship, the U.S. Open, and the Open Championship.

In total, excluding two Challenge series events, the purses for next season will fetch $490.1m in a season running from September 2022 to August 2023.

The 44 events on the PGA Tour calendar all build up to the FedEx Cup playoffs

The 44 events on the PGA Tour calendar all build up to the FedEx Cup playoffs

In addition to the 44 tournaments, there will be three FedEx Cup events, with the FedEx St. Jude Championship in

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