Huge Prize-Money Changes To 2018/19 PGA Tour With No. 1 To Earn $27m & Top-50 $5.5m Each.

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan today formally confirmed major changes, and hinted recently, to the 2018/19 PGA Tour schedule with the Play-Off Series including reducing from four to three events and with a new final event scoring system.

The will be a 50% increase in prize-money and with the winner to receive $15m as FedEx Cup champion while the FedEx Cup bonus pool is being increased from $25m to $60m.

New PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monaghan hits the ground running with possible big changes to the PGA Tour schedule.

Also, there will be a new $10 Wyndham Rewards Top-10 with the leading 10 money winners up to an including the Wyndham Championship, and the final event of the regular season, to split $10 with a leader to receive $2m, runner-up $1.5m and 10th place to receive $500,000.

“As a result of these changes, you’ll see a comprehensive player earnings jump to over $500m in 2019, a jump of 12%, and something we are very proud of,” said Monahan.

“Of course, the players have to go out and earn it.

“The No. 1 player in the FedEx Cuyp next year will probably earn roughly $27, $27 1/2m.  The top-10 players will average a little north of $12m, and the top-50 around $5 1/2m.

“So there is lots on the line; every single shot in the FedEx Cup season every week.”

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