October 6, 2014
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida (Via Media Release) – The PGA TOUR announced March 25th that PGA TOUR Canada – Mackenzie Tour President Jeff Monday will be retiring from the PGA TOUR after more than 30 years of service.
In 2012, Monday led exploratory efforts to determine the PGA
TOUR’s role with the Canadian Tour, and he subsequently assumed the position of
President when the TOUR agreed to assume operational control of the Tour
starting with the 2013 season.
Monday has overseen significant growth of the Mackenzie
Tour, with the schedule now including 12 official events with an average purse
of $200,000 (CAD). Mackenzie Tour alumni since 2013 include 31 PGA TOUR
players, including TOUR winners Mackenzie Hughes, Nick Taylor, Aaron Wise, Tony
Finau and Adam Long, and more than 190 Web.com Tour players. The Mackenzie Tour
has also made an impact in the communities in which it plays, having donated
$4.1 million (CAD) to charity since 2013, including more than $1 million in
each of the last three years.
“Jeff Monday has made incredibly significant contributions
to our business during his career at the PGA TOUR,” said PGA Commissioner Jay
Monahan. “Thanks to Jeff’s vision and leadership, establishing the Mackenzie…
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