PGA Tour hires Jason Gore to assist commissioner Jay Monahan, aid player relations

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Jason GoreJoining the PGA Tour to improve its relationship with its players

Fridays announcement by the tour saw Gore appointed a player adviser to Jay Monahan. It stated that Gore will initially develop long-range, player focused strategies that align with unique needs for the tours players.

Gore, whose lone victory on the PGA Tour was at the 84 Lumber Classic 2005, had spent the three years prior to that in a similar position with the USGA.

Monahan wrote in a memo that We are thrilled to welcome Jason and the Gores back into the TOUR The TOURs next chapter will benefit greatly from his perspective and experience, in addition to our teams existing expertise.

The hire comes at a crucial moment for the PGA Tour, after several top players have left for LIV Golf. This week, Tiger WoodsA group of PGA Tour players met to discuss future plans and ideas.

Rory McIlroyGore was praised by a member of that meeting, who is also the player director on the tours policy boards.

McIlroy stated that Jay can listen to the ideas of players and help Jay and his executive team better understand them. He is a player advocate. He is determined to make players happy and does everything possible.

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