The PGA TOUR is in our backyard this week for the Memorial which is one of the best fields in golf all year long. Who do you think will be the next Champion at Jack's place?
The TOUR heads just south of Dallas, Texas for the AT&T Byron Nelson. The weather looks nearly perfect this weekend which means the greens at Trinity Forest Golf Club should be insane. What was once a landfill is now a rolling terrain with some beautiful elevation changes thanks to Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw.
The TOUR makes their much anticipated annual trip to TPC Sawgrass this week for the Players Championship. It's always one of the toughest fields and venues of the year... honestly, I don't know why it's not officially the fifth major. For the more accomplished players on tour a Players Championship victory denotes a complete resume. … Continue reading 2018 PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
It ends where it all began. Bobby Jones established the measure of greatness in golf and now the 30 best players on the planet compete on his home turf for all the fame and fortune of the FedExCup. East Lake was the first club and course built in the city and the birthplace to legendary golfer, Bobby Jones. Today, East Lake hosts the most elite field in golf to determine the PGA TOUR’s season-long champion.
Formally known as the Western Open, the BMW Championship is the second oldest tournament in the United States and is the penultimate event in the PGA Tour's FedExCup playoffs. The top 70 golfers on the FedExCup points list will travel to Conway Farms in 2017 and compete in the BMW Championship. The top 30 on the points list will go on to compete for the Tour Championship and the FedExCup the following week. Dustin Johnson won last year at Crooked Stick.
The Dell Technologies Championship is being played at TPC Boston and is the second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs. It is held annually over labor day weekend and features the top 100 players in points. Originally designed by Arnold Palmer and built in 2003, the course was re-designed by Gil Hanse and PGA Tour player Brad Faxon. The purse for 2016 was $8.5 million with $1.53 million to the winner, Rory McIlroy.
The FedExCup is a championship trophy for the PGA Tour that was first awarded in 2007. Points are dependent on the quality of the field for each event. After the final event of the regular season, the top 125 players participate in the playoffs and retain their PGA Tour playing privileges for the following season. The player with the most points after the Tour Championship wins the FedExCup itself and $10 million of a $35 million bonus fund. Rory McIlroy is the 2016 champion.