10 Euro players awarded PGA Tour cards

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The PGA Tour is awarding 10 cards to European tour players and bringing back a direct path to the big leagues from Q-school as part of an expanded partnership with Europe that aims to strengthen themselves against the Saudi-funded LIV Golf.

The joint venture with Europe is a 13-year deal that goes through 2035, and the PGA Tour increases its stake in European Tour Productions, the tour's media and commercial branch, from 15% to 40%.

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan last week outlined significant changes to the schedule that will feature a January-to-August season starting in 2024 and create purses of $20 million on average for eight elite events.

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Rank Player Earnings
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2 Rory McIlroy $7,301,566
3 Cameron Smith $7,189,204
4 Sam Burns $6,664,483
5 Justin Thomas $6,497,327
6 Will Zalatoris $6,441,437
7 Matthew Fitzpatrick $6,129,986
8 Hideki Matsuyama $5,676,023
9 Patrick Cantlay $5,312,138
10 Xander Schauffele $4,957,516
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