PGA Tour to bring tournament to Detroit Golf Club in June 2019

Brooke Henderson reacts to the fans at the end of her second round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open at Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club

Detroit-based Quicken Loans is calling its event the Rocket Mortgage Classic on June 27-30.

The season features 46 events, starting with the Safeway Open in October and concluding with the Tour Championship, which will end August 25, 2019, allowing the golf season to end before the start of football.

The FedExCup Playoffs will move from four events to three next year, featuring the Northern Trust, the BMW Championship and the Tour Championship.

It marks the first time the PGA Tour has hosted a tournament in Detroit's city limits and will be the first PGA event in the state since the defunct Buick Open at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc 1958-2009.

The PGA Tour released its 2018-19 schedule Tuesday which includes a new Quicken Loans Inc. -sponsored tournament in Detroit.

The Players Championship - often described as the unofficial fifth major - has been moved to March from its previous date in May, with the end-of-season FedEx Cup play-offs shortened to three events and finishing on 25 August. Here's the full PGA schedule. It will be followed by the 3M Open in Minnesota and the John Deere Classic.

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After months of teasing, the PGA Tour's return to MI got a name, date and confirmation of location Tuesday.

Meanwhile, The Players Championship, which once occupied the month of May, will be played March 11-17, 2019.

The PGA Tour is expected to announce a revamped playoff format later this year.

Two tournaments - the Houston Open and A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier (above) - will be played in the fall moving forward and will next be part of the PGA Tour schedule during the 2019-2020 season.

Next year's Northern Trust will return to Liberty National in Jersey City, New Jersey, before heading to TPC Boston in 2020. "This will enhance the visibility of the FedEx Cup playoffs and overall fan engagement with the PGA Tour and the game as a whole". The final piece was where to put two new tournaments between the U.S. Open and British Open.

It means the Open Championship - which will continue to be held in July - will become the last major in the calendar.

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