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Professional Golf Tours

Get information on the pro golf tours, from the biggest (PGA Tour, Champions Tour, LPGA Tour) down to the smaller regional and mini tours; plus find tour schedules for the current season.
  1. Tour Schedules (27)

PGA Tour
The PGA Tour, based in Florida and with tournaments throughout the United States, plus Canada and Mexico, is considered the premier men's professional golf tour in the world. Outside North America, it is often referred to as the USPGA Tour, or U.S. PGA Tour, to differentiate it from the European Tour and other tours. Below are resources on...

LPGA Tour
The LPGA Tour, based in Florida and with tournaments throughout the United States, plus Canada, Mexico, and a couple in Asia, is the premier wommen's professional golf tour in the world.

World Golf Rankings
Find information about the Official World Golf Rankings, including how they are calculated and historic rankings.

PGA Tour Tournaments
See the list of PGA Tour tournament profiles available on About.com to find tournament champions, sites and dates and other information about Tour events.

Web.com Tour
The Web.com Tour is a developmental professional golf tour for golfers trying to earn membership in the PGA Tour. Read more about the tour, its history and regulations, and its tournaments.

European Tour Tournaments
View profiles of European Tour tournaments, golf events on the Euro Tour, and find information about each including past champions along with sites, dates and trivia.

PGA Tour Records
Find out who holds the most important PGA Tour records with this run through the tour recordbook.

PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Web.com Tour
The three biggest men's tours in the U.S., including the PGA Tour, share the same site - PGATour.com. Get player bios, tournament schedules, results and news coverage, statistical leaders, travel tips and much more.

PGA European Tour
The second most prestigious tour in the world, behind only the PGA Tour, features many of the world's best players. Site includes information on the European Seniors Tour and the Challenge Tour.

LPGA Tour Official Website
The pre-eminent golf tour for female golfers, the LPGA showcases some of the most talented golfers in the world. Check the site for tournament news, player info, stats, schedules and more.

Japan Golf Tour
This is the English-language homepage for the Japan Golf Tour.

Asian PGA Tour
With tournaments in Australia, Singapore, India, South Korea, China and more, the Asian Tour is truly a globe-hopping golf tour. Many of the PGA's biggest stars visit the tour once or twice a year, too.

Australasian Tour
The PGA Tour of Australasia, as it is officially known, is a big-money golf tour played primarily in Australia and New Zealand. Many of Australia's top players, including those who play full- or part-time on the PGA Tour, play the Australasian Tour.

OneAsia Tour
Men's tour that is a collaboration between the China Golf Association, Korea Golf Association, Korean PGA and PGA of Australia.

Sunshine Tour
The South Africa-based Sunshine Tour stages events across southern Africa and is one of the six tours whose results are considered in the Official World Golf Rankings.

PGA Tour Canada
The formerly independent tour, which used to be called the Canadian Tour, is now owned and operated by the PGA Tour as a development circuit feeding into the Web.com Tour.

European Challenge Tour
The Challenge Tour is the European Tour equivalent of the Nationwide Tour in the U.S.

EuroPro Tour
The PGA EuroPro Tour is a developmental tour in Europe based mainly (but not exclusively) in Great Britain. The EuroPro Tour feeds into the European Challenge Tour.

Jamega Pro Golf Tour
The Jamega Pro Golf Tour is a mini-tour based in Southern England.

TP Tour Series
The TP Tour Series is a UK mini-tour that offers 1-day tournaments of 18, 27 or 36 holes. The events are scheduled at an array of courses, including some top ones such as Walton Heath, Royal Cinque Ports and Ferndown.

European Senior Tour
The second most prestigious senior tour in the world.

PGA Tour LatinoAmerica
Formerly known as the Tour de las Americas, this developmental circuit is now operated by the US PGA Tour. It stages tournaments in Mexico, South America and the Caribbean, and feeds into the Web.com Tour.

Ladies European Tour
The European equivalent of the LPGA, the Ladies European Tour (or Evian Tour, as it is currently known) site offers schedules, results, news and player info.

LPGA of Japan
The LPGA of Japan is the second most-lucrative women's tour in the world. At the time of the writing, no English-language version of its website is available.

Korean LPGA Tour
The professional women's tour in Korea. At the time of this writing, no English-language version of the KLPGA website is available.

LPGA Futures Tour
The Futures Tour is a developmental golf tour for up-and-coming women professionals, owned by the LPGA. Get tournament coverage and find out more about women's golf stars of tomorrow.

The Legends Tour
Originally founded in 2001 and known as the Women's Senior Golf Tour, The Legends Tour plays a handful of tournament each year featuring former LPGA stars.

Cactus Tour
A pro golf tour for women based in Arizona.

ALPG Tour
ALPG stands for Australian Ladies Professional Golf, and the ALPG Tour plays tournaments around the country.

LET Access Series
A feeder tour to the Ladies European Tour.

Gateway Tour
The Gateway Tour is a developmental tour that plays events in different series at different times of the year, primarily in Florida, Alabama and Arizona.

Adams Golf Pro Tour Series
A regional mini-tour for men, the Adams Golf Pro Tour Series is based in Texas and also plays in Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico.

NGA Pro Golf Tour
The NGA Pro Golf Tour (formerly known as the Hooters Tour) is the largest of the independent, regional developmental tours in North America for male professionals not yet eligible for the Champions Tour.

eGolf Professional Tour
Formerly known as the Tarheel Tour, the eGolf Tour is based in Charlotte, N.C., and plays most of its events in that area.

Great Lakes Tour
Mini-tour based in Ontario, Canada.

Suncoast Series
A Florida-based mini-tour for women professionals and amateurs.

Ecco Tour
A Denmark-based satellite tour for male professionals; considered a feeder to the European Challenge Tour.

World Golf Championships
A cooperative effort of the world's major tours, the WGC offers big-money events around the world, and with a different format each time.

LPGA Founders: The 13 Women Who Created the LPGA
Who are the 13 golfers who founded the LPGA? Here is the list of those golfers, plus information about each - the 13 founding members of the Ladies Professional Golf Association.

Left-Handed Golfers with Most PGA Tour Wins
Left-handed golfers are a scarce breed. Only a handful of left-handers have won PGA Tour tournaments. Here's the list of lefties with the most PGA Tour victories.

Sponsor Exemptions in Pro Golf
Sponsor exemptions are a tool available to organizers of golf tournaments on the major world tours to get golfers into the field. Read about how sponsor exemptions work and what rules apply.

The Greenbrier Classic on the PGA Tour
The Greenbrier Classic is a golf tournament played annually on the PGA Tour. View the list of winners, plus dates and more tournament info, history and trivia.

Web.com Tour Finals
The Web.com Tour Finals, beginning in 2013, becomes the primary path to earning PGA Tour membership. Find out which golfers get to play in the Finals, how the series works and how many golfers earn tour cards.

PGA Tour Qualifying: How to Earn a PGA Tour Card
This article on PGA Tour qualifying outlines the only ways a golfer can earn a PGA Tour card to become a tour member.

Who Led the World Golf Rankings at the End of 2011?
Which golfers led the 2011 World Golf Rankings at the end of the year? Here is the list of the Top 50 players at year's end.

Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning & 0-I
Read about the LPGA Marathon Classic golf tournament - formerly known as the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic - including history and trivia, plus find the list of winners and tourney scoring records.

LPGA Portland Classic presented by Safeway
The LPGA Portland Classic presented by Safeway Golf Tournament is profiled here, with the list of tournament winners, scoring records, and more event history and trivia.

Charles Schwab Cup
The Charles Schwab Cup is a points race on the Champions Tour, the senior golf tour in the US. View the list of winners, and find out details about how the points race works.

Who Led the World Golf Rankings at the End of 2012?
Which golfers led the 2012 World Golf Rankings at the end of the year? Here is the list of the Top 50 players at year's end.

Who Led the Women's World Rankings at the End of 2012?
Who were the Top 50 players in the women's world golf rankings at the end of 2012? Here's the list.

Commentary: Why the PGA Tour Will Ultimately Go Along with Anchoring Ban
Will the PGA Tour really defy the USGA and allowed anchored putting even if the USGA bans it? The About.com Golf Guide doesn't think so. Here's why.

Nordea Tour
Based in Sweden, the Nordea Tour (formerly known as the SAS Masters Tour and, before that, the Telia Tour) runs schedules for both men and women. The developmental tour feeds into the European Challenge Tour and Ladies European Tour, respectively.

What is an Opposite-Field Tournament?
What does the term 'opposite-field tournament' mean in golf? Read this definition for an explanation of these tournaments.

European Tour KLM Open
Check out the list of past champions, tournament records, plus history and trivia about the KLM Open golf tournament, part of the European Tour.

PGA Tour CIMB Classic
Check out facts and tournament trivia about the CIMB Classic, including the list of champions.

LPGA Mizuno Classic
Check out the history of the LPGA Mizuno Classic, the tour's Japan stop, including the list of past champions.

PGA Tour McGladrey Classic
Check out the list of past champions plus more information about the PGA Tour's McGladrey Classic.

OHL Classic at Mayakoba
Check out tournament history and the list of winners at the PGA Tour's OHL Classic at Mayakoba.

Race to the CME Globe on the LPGA Tour
Find out how the Race to the CME Globe points chase works on the LPGA Tour.

WGC Cadillac Championship
Read about the WGC Cadillac Championship Golf Tournament at Doral, including tournament dates, history and all previous winners.

PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open
Learn more about the PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament including the list of all past winners.

Season-Ending 2013 World Golf Rankings
Which golfers were ranked in the Top 50 of the world rankings at the end of 2013? Here's the list.

Women's Australian Open
Check out the list of winners at the Women's Australian Open golf tournament, plus tournament details, history and trivia.

Final 2013 Womens World Golf Rankings
View the Top 50 players from the Women's World Rankings at the end of 2013.

What Does MDF in Golf Scores Mean?
Here is an explanation of the acronym MDF that sometimes appears in golf scores.

Omega Dubai Desert Classic
Learn more about the Omega Dubai Desert Classic Golf Tournament, including its dates and host golf course, as well as the names of all past champions and other tourney info and trivia.

Commercialbank Qatar Masters
Learn more about the Commercialbank Qatar Masters golf tournament on the European Tour, including the tournament's roster of winners, plus more tourney info and trivia.

HSBC Women's Champions
View the list of winners plus facts and trivia about the HSBC Women's Champions, a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour.

PGA Tour Doral Open
The Doral Open is a former tournament on the PGA Tour. View the list of winners and more info about this golf tourney.

Trophee Hassan II
The Trophee Hassan II golf tournament (also called the Hassan II Golf Trophy) is part of the European Tour schedule. View the list of winners plus tournament trivia.

LPGA Founders Cup
The JTBC Founders Cup is a golf tournament on the LPGA Tour that pays tribute to the women who created the tour.

PGA Tour Valero Texas Open
The Valero Texas Open is one of the oldest golf tournaments on the PGA Tour. View the list of past winners, find the tournament dates and course info, plus trivia and more tourney details.

RBC Heritage Tournament on the PGA Tour
Learn more about the PGA Tour golf tournament called the RBC Heritage played at Harbour Town Golf Links, including all the past champions.

PGA Tour Quicken Loans National
The Quicken Loans National Golf Tournament is played over the Fourth of July weekend on the PGA Tour. View the list of winners, the tournament dates and other tourney information.

The Players Championship
Learn more about The Players Championship on the PGA Tour, including past champions, tournament dates, trivia and more details.

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