Spencer Schar is an avid golfer who sits on the board of the Lake Economic Area Development Partnership, a public private collaboration between the county and local businesses.
Announcing its 2024 schedule in August 2023, the PGA Tour revealed that it had implemented a major overhaul of events, with the Memorial Tournament, Arnold Palmer Invitational, and Tiger Woods’s Genesis Invitational retaining 36-hole cuts, while five others will not. You can learn more about the 2023 Genesis Invitational by viewing the attached PDF.
This article will provide an overview of some of the most important golf events in 2024, from The Masters in Augusta, Georgia, to The Open in Royal Troon, Scotland.
The Masters – April 11th to 14th 2024
Staged over the course of four days, the Masters tournament welcomes some of the world’s top pros, with each day of its scheduling bringing something different to Augusta National Golf, Georgia. You can learn more about the history of this iconic event by viewing the embedded video.
The PGA Championship – May 16th to 19th 2024
Formerly known as “Glory’s Last Shot”, the PGA Championship moved to May in 2019, making it the second Major of the year. In 2024, Oak Hill will host the competition for the fourth time, welcoming the world’s most accomplished players, including the likes of Tiger Woods, Justin Thomas, and Rory McIlroy. The attached infographic contains some interesting facts about the PGA Championship.
The US Open – June 13th to 16th 2024
Staged by the American Golf Association, the 2024 edition of the US Open will take place at Pebble Beach Golf Links in North Carolina, one of the world’s most famous courses, with a prize fund of $10 million. Widely regarded as the most challenging tournament in the world, the US Open is renowned for its high rough and fast greens, with legendary champions keeping audiences on the edge of their seats. Golfers expected at the 2024 US Open include Hideki Matsuyama, Brian Harman, and 2023 US Open winner Brooks Koepka.
The Open – July 18th to 21st 2024
Founded in 1878, Royal Troon in South Ayrshire, Scotland, will host its 10th Open in 2024. Mimicking the design of the fabled Old Course at St Andrews, Royal Troon tests players right from the off, incorporating striking links land and concluding with a grueling back nine that is as challenging as any finish in the world. Troon last hosted the Open in 2016, when Henrik Stenson reigned victorious following a gripping duel with Phil Mickelson.