It’s hard to believe, but the PGA Tour’s offseason is officially over as the not-for-profit money machine tees it up this week in Hawaii.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview this week’s Hero World Challenge, where all eyes turn to Tiger Woods in his first competitive round since spinal fusion surgery in April. The rest of the abbreviated field features 17 of the top 32 golfers in the world rankings, including world No.1 Dustin Johnson, No.2 Jordan Spieth and No.3 Justin Thomas.
Golf: A star-crossed season for Lexi Thompson ends on another gut-wrenching note, while the Race to Dubai finale ends with two winners and Luke Donald endures a medical scare.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook preview both the RSM Classic, where the PGA Tour’s 2017 calendar comes to a close at Sea Island, as well as the European Tour‘s Race to Dubai finale. Also, should the Charles Schwab Cup playoffs be tweaked after Bernhard Langer‘s dominant season didn’t end with the big prize?
Golf: The Charles Schwab Cup finale left a bad taste for many, Henrik Stenson is no caped crusader and the revolving door for the women’s No.1 ranking turns again.
The RSM Classic, contested at Sea Island Golf Club, provides a tremendous backdrop for golf fans and TV viewers alike before the PGA Tour season heads into a monthlong break.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook discuss Patrick Cantlay‘s breakthrough victory in Las Vegas and Justin Rose coming from behind for the second consecutive Sunday before turning their attention to the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. The next-to-last stop on the 2017 PGA Tour calendar tends to reward veteran players, including Pat Perez a year ago.
Golf: For the first time in history, an LPGA rookie holds the women’s No.1 ranking. Meantime, we may be days from learning where the 2032 Ryder Cup will be contested. Yes, 2032.
The penultimate event of the PGA Tour’s 2017 calendar will tee it up in the tropical wonderland of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook look back at Justin Rose‘s victory – and Dustin Johnson‘s collapse – at last week’s WGC-HSBC Champions in China before moving on to this week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Ten of the past 15 champions in Las Vegas made it their first PGA Tour victory.