PGA Tour Events That Extended to a Monday Finish in the Last Decade

Published 08/22/2021, 6:42 PM EDT
MEDINAH, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 15: A detail view of the BMW logo is seen on a tee mark on the fifth hole during the first round of the BMW Championship at Medinah Country Club on August 15, 2019 in Medinah, Illinois. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)


The 2021 Northern Trust is currently underway at the Liberty National Golf Course in New Jersey. After round three, Cameron Smith and Jon Rahm share the lead for the event. But the PGA Tour has postponed the event until Monday. Moreover, the leaderboard going into the final round is absolutely on a cliffhanger. There are around 14 players who are just five or fewer strokes behind the leader. 

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Hence, it is evident that round 4 will have a captivating end with so many players still in contention. However, Northern Trust, which was scheduled for a Sunday finish, has been rescheduled to Monday due to a tropical storm. But this is not the first time that a PGA Tour event is having an unscheduled Monday finish. So, let us have a look at how many times there has been an unscheduled Monday finish on PGA Tour.

How many times there has been a Monday finish on PGA Tour?

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So, according to the PGA Tour stats, there have been 19 events since 2011 which have had an unscheduled Monday finish. Meanwhile, if the 2021 Northern Trust completes round 4 on Monday, then this will be the 20th unscheduled Monday finish on PGA Tour. And this will be the first event of this season which will have a Monday finish. 

OLYMPIA FIELDS, IL – AUGUST 27: A detail view of the BMW Championship logo is seen on a field board during the first round of the BMW Championship on the North Course at Olympia Fields Country Club on August 27, 2020 in Olympia Fields, Illinois. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

However, this is not the first time that there will be a Monday finish in the FedExCup playoffs. Previously, there have been two incidences, both at BMW Championship in 2013 and 2018. Moreover, there are also a few tournaments that have had a Tuesday finish.

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List of the events which have had a Monday finish since 2011

 It is interesting to note that every year since 2011, there has been at least one event where there has been an unscheduled Monday finish. And if the weather allows, the 2021 Northern Trust could be that event of this year to join this list. 

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  1. 2020 Zozo Championship
  2. 2019 At&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  3. 2018. BMW Championship
  4. 2018 Barbasol Championship
  5. 2018. Farmers Insurance Open
  6. 2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans
  7. 2017 The RSM Classic
  8. 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans
  9. 2016. Farmers Insurance Open
  10. 2016 OHL Classic at Mayakoba
  11. 2016 Sanderson Farms Championship
  12. 2015 The Open Championship
  13. 2015 The Honda Classic
  14. 2014 CIMB Classic
  15. 2013 BMW Championship
  16. 2013. Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard
  17. 2013 Farmers Insurance Open
  18. 2012 Wyndham Championship
  19. 2011 Waste Management Phoenix Open
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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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