5 Notable Takeaways From The PGA Tour’s Fall Season

Tiger Woods

By DANIEL RAPAPORT, GolfDigest.com

The fall is golf’s “offseason,” a soft spot in the schedule when fans can divert their attention to other sports and not miss much. Right?

Wrong. The 11 tournaments since the Tour Championship (and the first 11 events of the 2019-’20 PGA Tour season) delivered a host of juicy storylines. With completion of the RSM Classic — and no official event until the 2020 Sentry Tournament of Champions — it’s a good time to consider what we learned from this fall and how what it might mean when the tour resumes play in January.

Tiger’s knee surgery was extremely important

Tiger Woods is famously tight-lipped about injuries, so it’s not shocking that he kept his knee problems under wraps until after he had surgery to fix it in August. What is shocking is the immediate effect the procedure — a “scope” to repair minor cartilage damage — had on his on-course performance...

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