Tour Championship Preview with 4 Deep Golf’s Joel Harrington
We’re down to just two events left before we crown a PGA Tour champion for 2013.
This week’s BMW Championship is the last playoff event before next week’s tour Championship, where someone gets a $10 million payday, and a five year-tour exemption.
4 Deep Golf Blog’s Joel Harrington looks at the end of the golf season:
In between the end of the tour schedule and the October 10th start of next season, it’s the President’s Cup, as the US battles the world, at Muirfield in Ohio, with captains Fred Couples and Nick Price making their last minute roster selections. Any surprises?
The calendar is already set for the 2014 majors. The Masters will start April 10th in Augusta, Georgia, the US Open begins June 12th at Pinehurst #2 in North Carolina, the British Open tees off July 17th at Royal Liverpool in England, and the PGA Championship starts August 7th at Valhalla in Louisville:
The 2013-14 season is the beginning of the end for the belly putter on the PGA Tour, as a ban is set to go into effect January 1st, 2016. But this week, Bubba Watson said it’s not the anchored putter that’s the biggest problem on tour today – it’s slow play: