PGA Tour President Jay Monaghan is recovering from a “medical condition,” the PGA Tour announced Tuesday night. No further details were provided. PGA Tour executives Ron Price and Tyler Dennis will take over his leadership responsibilities.
News of Monahan’s medical problems follows a tumultuous week for the PGA Tour to reach a deal with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund to combine commercial operations. Monaghan, 53, discussed the trade with the media and his players last week over several tumultuous days.Earlier this week, aEnter arrangement.
Monaghan is the fourth commissioner in PGA Tour history, a position he has held since 2017. He has played on the PGA Tour in various capacities since 2008.
“Jay Monahan has informed the PGA Tour Policy Committee that he is recovering from a medical condition. The Board has the full support of Jay and thanks everyone for respecting his privacy. During Jay’s absence, Chief Operations Officer Ron Price and Executive Vice President and President Tyler Dennis, PGA Tour, will lead the day-to-day operations of the PGA Tour with the assistance of the great team Jay has built to ensure Seamless continuity. We will provide further updates as appropriate.”
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