PGA Tour restructures 2019-20 calendar around Tokyo Olympics

The PGA Tour has made several changes to its schedule for the upcoming 2019-20 season, in part to take into account next summer’s Tokyo Olympics.

Unlike with the Rio Games in 2016, the Tour will not host a tournament of its own during the week of the men’s Olympic competition in Tokyo, scheduled for July 27-Aug 2.

As a result, the end-of-season FedExCup Playoffs have been pushed back a week and will conclude in the final week of August. Elsewhere, WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational is moving back to early July, when it was played during 2016.

In other moves, the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit, Michigan, moves up from the last week of June to May 28-31, while the 3M Open in Blaine, Minnesota, moves a month later to July 23-26.

As previously announced, there will also be new Tour events in Japan and Bermuda.