PGA Championship’s calendar shift paying off already

The PGA Championship is already reaping the rewards of its move from August to May. The golf major, which will be staged at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, New York, on May 16-19, is sold out thanks in large part to Tiger Woods' recent victory at the Masters.

Previously the final major of the season, the PGA Championship was often considered an afterthought in the golfing schedule but its move up the calendar – as part of a major restructure on the PGA Tour – has quickly led to new commercial benefits.

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