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PGA Tour mulls South American circuit

Updated: June 7, 2011, 7:59 PM ET
Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The PGA Tour has been spending a lot of time in South America, and not just because of the Olympics.

For the last 18 months, officials have been meeting with golf federations of several countries with hopes of starting a PGA Tour-branded circuit in South America, Latin America and the Caribbean. It would help develop local talent and provide another avenue for any player to find his way to the big leagues.

Think of it as a tour that would be one step below the ...

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