Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook review Justin Thomas‘ closing flourish that brought PGA Championship glory and review the Wyndham Championship that will lock in the field for the FedExCup playoffs. While Henrik Stenson and Kevin Kisner are among a few big names in Greensboro, the real focus is on the 125-man cutoff line for playoff eligibility.
The Wyndham Championship, which for the past decade has stood as the PGA Tour’s final event before the FedExCup playoffs, offers a final chance to get into the top 125 in the points race and claim a spot in the playoff field.
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.
Golf: Though Bernhard Langer set an all-time record for senior major titles and Kevin Kisner rose above the pack at Colonial, those headlines got pushed aside by Tiger Woods’ latest saga.
At age 59, legendary Tom Watson nearly became the oldest player to win a major championship during the ’09 Open at Turnberry. This final group includes veteran players like Colin Montgomerie, who could not only break that record (Julius Boros/48/’68 PGA), but also win a major for the first time.
John Deere Classic: While the spotlight falls on Jordan Spieth as he prepares to chase the Grand Slam’s third leg, Zach Johnson is the one who feels most at home at Deere Run.