Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook look back at the FedExCup playoffs, where Justin Thomas captured the big prize at the Tour Championship, and preview a Presidents Cup that on paper appears heavily tilted toward the United States. Also, the trio offers up their ideas on who stands as the world’s best 10 players right now.
The FedExCup playoffs may have reached its conclusion, but the absence of championship-caliber golf will only be lasting four days as the Presidents Cup is set to tee off under the watch of Lady Liberty.
Golf: With a FedExCup champion now crowned, the Presidents Cup has the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop this week. And after parting with Adam Scott, Steve Williams has a new one-week gig.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook preview the crowning event of the FedExCup playoffs, as the final 30 players get set to tee off at the Tour Championship. Jordan Spieth leads the points table, though no points leader arriving at East Lake GC has left with the big prize since the points reset was instituted in 2009.
Golf: While LPGA officials catch major flak for shortening the Evian Championship to 54 holes, the PGA Tour prepares for a highly anticipated FedExCup showdown at East Lake.
Nobody is too rich to sneeze at the $10 million grand prize awaiting at the end of the FedExCup playoffs. That, along with immeasurable prestige and a highly coveted trophy, is what awaits the man with the most points after this week’s Tour Championship.
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.
Golf: While Phil Mickelson can get ready for a 22nd consecutive team competition, Hurricane Irma’s wallop has officials of two tours looking at alternative plans for their season finales.
Playtime is over. Not that anything about the four-week FedExCup playoffs is easy, but after 25 of 125 players were eliminated in the opener and 30 more were sent home in Stage 2, the carnage gets turned up this week.
Golf: Stacy Lewis ends three years of winless frustration in a spectacular way, capturing the Cambia Portland Classic after pledging to give all her winnings to hurricane relief in Houston.