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Information about the PGA Tour

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The PGA Tour, based in Florida and with tournaments throughout the United States, plus Puerto Rico, 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 About.com relating to the PGA Tour. Click a topic you're interested in to find the information you need.

Schedule for PGA Tour's 2013-2014 Season

The 2013-2014 PGA Tour schedule begins in October 2013 and ends in September 2014. It's the first time the tour has used a wraparound schedule, as opposed to a calendar-year schedule.

PGA Tour Will Implement Anchoring Ban

The PGA Tour Policy Board decided on July 1, 2013, that the tour will implement the USGA/R&A's Rule 14-1b that bans anchored putting strokes. The ban will take effect on tour beginning on Jan. 1, 2016, the same date on which the rule becomes part of the Official Rules of Golf.

2013 PGA Tour Schedule

Here is the weekly schedule of events on the PGA Tour in 2013. Click on a tournament name for more information about each, including the list of past champions.

PGA Tour Tournament Profiles

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What this page offers are profiles of PGA Tour tournaments. Each profile includes information such as dates and sites, past champions, tournament trivia and more. Profiles are included for most of the events on the PGA Tour; for the full, chronological schedule, see PGA Tour schedule.

PGA Tour Records

Jack Nicklaus - PGA Tour records
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Want to know which golfers have posted the lowest scores in PGA Tour history? Who won the most tournaments? Who needed the fewest putts over 72 holes, 18 holes or nine holes? You'll find those records and many more here.

Golfers of the PGA Tour

Ben Hogan - PGA Tour golfer biographies
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This page offers profiles of the most famous male golfers in the game's history. Some of their career pre-date the PGA Tour, and others played mostly on other tours around the world. But most of them were PGA Tour stars. You'll be able read a profile of each that includes a summary of their career, plus find out other personal info and interesting facts.

Major Championships

Major Championships - PGA Tour
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The four men's major championships are part of the official PGA Tour schedule, although none of them are run by the PGA Tour. On this page you'll be able to choose the major you're interested in learning more about: The Masters, the U.S. Open, the British Open or the PGA Championship.

PGA Tour Career Wins

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Which golfers have the most wins in PGA Tour history? Who are all the golfers with more than 20 wins? Who are the active leaders in wins? Check the list.

PGA Tour Player of the Year Winners

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Which golfers have been named Player of the Year on the PGA Tour? Here is a list of all the winners of this award.

PGA Tour Qualifying: How to Become a Tour Member

So, you want to become a member of the PGA Tour. But how to do it? Step 1: Become one of the best golfers in the world. After that, there are a handful of ways to earn PGA Tour membership, and none of them are easy.
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