The PGA Tour has unveiled their new schedule of events for the 2019-20 season which includes a break for the Olympics as well as the 2020 dates for the RBC Canadian Open.
The 2020 RBC Canadian Open will take place June 8 to 14 at the St. Georges Golf and County Club in Toronto. The historic club first hosted the Canadian Open back in 1933 when it was called the Royal York and has since hosted the event in 1949, 1960, 1968 and 2010.
One of the nuances of next years PGA schedule is that there will be a break for the Olympic Games that will take place in Tokyo in 2020.
Notable highlights of the 2019-20 PGA Tour schedule:
* Greenbrier kicks off season
* Rocket Mortgage moves a month earlier
* WGC in Memphis two weeks before Open
* Week off for Olympics
* Northern Trust at TPC Boston pic.twitter.com/8gKEzGWk6Y
— Ryan Lavner (@RyanLavnerGC) July 29, 2019
July 27 to August 2 has been blocked off for the players who have qualified to play in the Olympics where the golf competition will take place at Kasumigaseki Country Club.
“After a very successful first year with our new schedule, we are thrilled to expand the number of events to 49 while maintaining a great flow from start-to-finish, allowing our fans to better engage and follow the TOUR throughout the season,” said PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan. “For the second year, we’re excited about kicking off the Season of Championships with THE PLAYERS in March, bookended by the FedExCup Playoffs in August, and the return of the Olympics in that window. As for the early-season portion of the schedule, our players grasp the importance of a strong start in the Race for the FedExCup and this has translated into growth and momentum for the events played in the fall.”
As for as the major championships in 2020, the Masters will take place April 6 to 12 with the PGA Championship May 11 to 17 while the U.S Open will happen the week after the RBC Canadian Open June 15 to 21 and the final major The Open is July 13 to 19 at Royal St. George’s in Sandwich, England.
With 2020 being an Olympic year, the FedExCup Playoffs will begin one week later and finish up the final week of August at East Lake in Atlanta, GA.
To view the full PGA Tour schedule for 2019-2020 click here.