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 discuss top headlines – including a Safeway Open finish that wrapped up hours before wildfires roared through the Napa Valley – before turning their attention to this week’s CIMB Classic. Justin Thomas seeks to complete the PGA Tour‘s first three-peat in six years as the schedule begins a three-week Asian Swing.
With 50 tournaments per year, the PGA Tour travels to a great number of locations with awe-inspiring aesthetics. Arguably, none of those venues are more picturesque than the tropical backdrop of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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.