The new CJ Cup at Nine Bridges joins the PGA Tour’s Asian Swing, with 10 of the world’s top 30 players heading to South Korea. None of them, though, have played the Jeju Island venue.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook preview the newest stop on the PGA Tour’s Asian Swing – the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in South Korea. Reigning FedExCup champion Justin Thomas heads a field featuring four of the top 16 players in the world rankings, while Players Championship titleholder Si Woo Kim is among 17 Koreans hoping to give the event a homegrown winner.
Asian golf has taken off in the men’s game, and South Korea has decided to finally get in on the action. Already known as a power on the LPGA circuit, the nation is taking an even bigger step as host of the The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook reset the scene for the second half of the FedExCup playoffs, as the BMW Championship will cut to the final 30 names who will tee it up in next week’s finale. World No.1 Dustin Johnson, FedExCup points leader Jordan Spieth and five-time winner Justin Thomas head the standings and the lineup at Conway Farms.
Greg DePalma, PSN managing editor Jeff Shain and Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly look ahead to the final round of the PGA Championship, where Quail Hollow’s daunting “Green Mile” finishing stretch stacked up victims Saturday and will have a big say in Sunday’s eventual winner. Kevin Kisner takes a one-shot lead into Sunday, with Louis Oosthuizen the only man under par who has a major title already.
Greg DePalma, PSN managing editor Jeff Shain and Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly examine the first two days of the PGA Championship and how wet weather may have changed the outlook during Friday’s second round. Hideki Matsuyama, taking advantage of softer conditions, now shares the lead with Kevin Kisner with more rain in the Saturday forecast.
The Travelers Championship returns to its usual slot following the U.S. Open, after a one-year hiatus to help make scheduling room for the Olympics. Jim Furyk probably wouldn’t mind if it had stayed in the new slot, leaving with the PGA Tour’s historic first 58 in the final round.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain look back at a highly uncharacteristic U.S. Open that brought Brooks Koepka his first major title, winning with back-nine birdies rather than survival instincts. They also preview this week’s Travelers Championship, in which six of the next 10 guys following Koepka at Erin Hills will tee it up outside Hartford.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain welcome Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly to help preview the U.S. Open, where Open debutante Erin Hills is record-setting long and the grass is tall as Dustin Johnson gets set to defend his title. They also talk with Dean Knuth, developer of High Heat drivers and metalwoods after nearly two decades in charge of the USGA‘s handicap system.
“The House Jack Built” is set to welcome back the PGA Tour’s top names, as Jack Nicklaus hosts the Memorial Tournament for the 42nd time outside his hometown of Columbus, Ohio. PSN content partner Pro Golf Weekly breaks down this week’s top storylines at Muirfield Village Golf Club.