2024 PGA Tour Schedule: Signature Events With No Cuts

Published 01/02/2024, 9:55 AM EST

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The 2024 schedule of the PGA Tour is going to have a different and unique format from all the other previous editions. This year, the designated events have changed to signature events, and the prize purse has significantly increased, with one additional and exciting change.

The Sentry has always been a no-cut event, until this year! Well, there are now four more signature events that will observe the no-cut, limited field format. Know all about the date, times, and prize pool of the PGA Tour’s 2024 signature events.

The five no-cut signature events in 2024


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For the 2024 schedule, the PGA Tour has returned to the calendar year after the last observation in 2012. The season will kick off with The Sentry, which is and has been a limited-field, no-cut event. Additionally, one more vent was added to the signature events (formerly known as designated).

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am will now be part of the signature event and will have no cut format, that is, no cuts after the 36 holes. The other six signature events are the Genesis Invitational, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, the Wells Fargo Championship, the Memorial Tournament, RBC Heritage, and the Travelers Championship.


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Out of the eight signature events, the three player-hosted events will be signature events; however, they will have a 36-hole cut, i.e., the Genesis Invitational hosted by Tiger Woods, the Arnold Palmer Invitational, and the Memorial Tournament hosted by Jack Nicklaus.

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As per the cut observed at these three signature events, the winner will get 20% of the total prize purse ($4 million), whereas for the rest of the five events, the winner’s cut would be the usual 18 percent. The qualifying criteria also differ for the 2024 PGA Tour schedule; the players will have more chances to qualify for the signature events.

Qualifying criteria for signature events

The Sentry will have the 2022–23 PGA Tour winners and the top 50 from the FedExCup standings. For the rest of the signature events, the players will have more than one way to qualify for them. Including the top 50 from 2022–23 FedExCup Standings, and there are five more ways.


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The Next 10: 10 golfers on FedExCup Standings not otherwise exempt and available before the signature event; the Top 5: five golfers not otherwise exempt and available from the additional events that will be hosted in between the signature events; the Top 30 on OWGR; sponsors exemption (only PGA Tour members); and host exemptions for three no-cut events.

Starting in January 2024, the last signature contest will be held in May and end at the Travelers Championship. The five no-cut signature events and their details are listed below:


Name, date, and course

Prize Purse

FedExCup points

Winner’s Cut

1The Sentry 

4-7 January 2024

The Plantation Course, HI, USA

$20 million 700 $3.6 million
2AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am 

1-4 February 2024

Pebble Beach Golf Links, CA, USA

$20 million 700$3.6 million
3RBC Heritage

18-21 April 2024

Harbor Town Golf Links, SC, USA

$20 million700 $3.6 million
4Wells Fargo Championship

9-12 May 2024

Quail Hollow Club, NC, USA

$20 million700$3.6 million
5Travelers Championship

20-23 June 2024

TPC River Highlands, CT, USA

$20 million700$3.6 million


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With elevated prize purses and FedExCup points, which players will rank up in the standings, and which event will observe the most action? Share your PGA Tour’s 2024 predictions in the comments!

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