Break: 9 PGA Tour Golfers get brutal suspensions such as Jackniclaus, Zander Shafel, Justintinto Mushi. The following reasons …below⬇️

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Mackenzie Hughes and Karl Yuan are the direct beneficiaries last week to sign a contract with competing leagues. In a memo to players Monday afternoon, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan said Rahm’s disqualification “due to his association with a series of unauthorized tournaments” removed his name from the points list. qualification for the FedEx Cup.
This means Hughes moved from 51st to 50th and is now eligible to play in all seven $20 million marquee events in 2024. It also means Ewan, who entered Qualifying School this week, will move up to 125th and earn a full PGA Tour card next year.

Last year, the tour featured a FedEx Cup standings and a separate list tied to qualification and playoff status. The difference was that the players who moved to LIV did not have a negative impact on those who remained.
Among those who won last year were Rickie Fowler, who made the postseason because of all the players who went to LIV; and Jimmy Walker and Rory Sabbatini, who moved up the career money list and were able to use one-time exceptions to retain full status.

Hughes narrowly missed the top 50 this year. He held a ranking of 51st through the end of the fall, which was enough to guarantee him entry into the first two $20 million tournaments. The Canadian now looks forward to competing in the Wells Fargo Championship in his hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina.
Alex Smalley is back in 60th place, ensuring his place in the $20 million tournament.

The change also impacts Paul Haley, who has risen to 150th place and enjoys at least conditional status.
And this could impact Sahit Tigara. He narrowly missed out on the Tour Championship by finishing 31st, and could be exempt from the U.S. Open if he finishes 30th. This year’s U.S. Open allowed the top 30 players to qualify.
Travel was permitted because the new season had not yet started. More changes could come if more PGA Tour players depart for LIV by the end of the year.

Monahan also said in the memo that the board and management recently met with a group of players who are unhappy that the flagship FedExCup event awards disproportionately more points than other events, raising concerns that it could make it harder for players outside the top 50 to play. significantly. compete.
Monahan said the board will review how the new system is working in June and evaluate whether changes are in order for 2025.

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