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PGA Tour
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Not to be confused with the Professional Golfers' Association of America.

The PGA Tour (officially rendered in all capital letters) is the organizer of the main men's professional golf tours in the United States and North America. It organizes most of the events on the flagship annual series of tournaments also known as the PGA Tour, as well as the Champions Tour (for golfers age 50 and older) and the Web.com Tour (for professional players who have not yet qualified to play in the PGA Tour). It is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, a suburb of Jacksonville.

Originally established by the Professional Golfers' Association of America, in 1968 it was spun off into its own separate organization for tournament golfers, as opposed to club professionals, who are the primary focus of the PGA of America. It adopted the name "PGA Tour" in 1975. The PGA Tour organization runs 43 of the week-to-week professional golf events on the tournament known as the PGA Tour, including The Players Championship, hosted at the TPC at Sawgrass, the FedEx Cup, and the biennial Presidents Cup. The remaining events on the PGA Tour are run by different organizations, as are the U.S.-based LPGA Tour for women and the other men's and women's professional tours around the world.

PGA Tour
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SportGolf
Founded1916 (broke from PGA in 1968)
DirectorTim Finchem
Country(ies) United States
Most titlesUnited States Sam Snead (82)
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Official websitePGATour.com

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