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.
Golf: Tiger Woods and the Ladies European Tour both took bold moves last week in their comeback attempts. Only one was considered a positive move.
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.
Golf: The PGA Tour’s opening event got off the stage just in time, as wildfires soon swept through northern California. Meantime, the Presidents Cup left a bad taste with one PGA Tour wife.
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 a U.S. rout in the Presidents Cup and what it means for future U.S. fortunes, before turning their attention to the PGA Tour’s season opener. Phil Mickelson, one of four U.S. players who went unbeaten at Liberty National, tops the field for the Safeway Open in California’s wine country.
Golf: A New York adventure that began with the World Golf Hall of Fame welcoming its new class ended with a Presidents Cup romp. And now, the PGA Tour’s new season is upon us.
If the last two weeks have taught us anything, it is that the state of American golf should not be a worry of anyone. Nevertheless, this week it all starts again.