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.
Golf: Brooks Koepka’s U.S. Open triumph didn’t get much time to sink in before sharing the marquee with headlines involving Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.
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 FedEx St. Jude Classic offers the final tuneup for next week’s U.S. Open, with more than 30 players in the field who will tee it up next week at Erin Hills. PSN content partner Pro Golf Weekly breaks down this week’s top storylines at TPC Southwind.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the FedEx St. Jude Classic, along with other headlines in the final week before the U.S. Open commences at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott headline the field in Memphis, though the spotlight is likely to fall on Phil Mickelson as he weighs whether he can make the Open work alongside his daughter’s graduation.
Golf: Steve Stricker and Stewart Cink are in the U.S. Open, but Phil Mickelson will probably opt out. Meantime, Lydia Ko keeps the No.1 women’s ranking one more week.
“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.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview the Memorial Tournament, as Jack Nicklaus welcomes the PGA Tour’s best to Muirfield Village for the 42nd edition. World No.1 Dustin Johnson, who just missed last year’s playoff, heads a field that includes seven of the top 10 in the world rankings. That includes Jason Day, playing again in his adopted hometown but without a top-25 in the event.
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.