PGA Tour Golf: Wells Fargo Championship
Welcome to Watch PGA Tour Golf:Wells Fargo Championship Watch Live Stream Online hd Big-time professional golf, anchored by the PGA Tour, is an intricately constructed mosaic designed to bring the best players to the best courses for the right tournaments without upending the international circuits that produce an increasing supply of the world’s elite. It’s a marvel of coordination, painstakingly fine-tuned. Somehow, it usually works.
PGA Tour GolfBut not perfectly, which is why the whole megillah is under constant assessment and adjustment..
Over the years, some of the biggest tweaks have included the all-exempt tour in 1983, the Official World Golf Ranking in 1986, the World Golf Championships in 1999, the FedEx Cup in 2007 and the wraparound season in 2013-’14..
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But for all the improvements, there’s an underlying consensus that the golf season is too long, too crowded, too much the same from event to event, and irregularly paced. It starts at a crawl in the fall, crescendos briefly at Augusta before hitting another lull, then has a steady beat from the U.S. Open through the PGA Championship. However, the finale is an anticlimactic blur that mostly feels like a quixotic battle against the behemoths of pro and college football..
The ending never felt more cluttered than last year, when golf in the Summer Olympics for the first time in 112 years forced a scheduling squeeze culminating in a Rio-to-Ryder Cup rush that, while at times thrilling, was clearly going to be unsustainable for the game’s stars, let alone the rank and file. The 2016-’17 wraparound season began only 11 days after the United States won the cup..
As golf has in the past, but with more self-awareness than ever, the game is responding with a proposed fix. On the surface, it seems straightforward: move the Players Championship from May back to March—where it was played for 30 consecutive years until 2007—and the PGA Championship from August to May. Of course, it won’t be simple to agree on or execute, but if the change comes to pass—possibly as soon as the 2019-’20 season—the professional game will be condensed into a leaner and more logical product..
It’s clear that the PGA of America has less to gain and potentially more to lose by moving its championship from August to May.