Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain preview this week’s Hero World Challenge, where all eyes turn to Tiger Woods in his first competitive round since spinal fusion surgery in April. The rest of the abbreviated field features 17 of the top 32 golfers in the world rankings, including world No.1 Dustin Johnson, No.2 Jordan Spieth and No.3 Justin Thomas.
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook discuss Patrick Cantlay‘s breakthrough victory in Las Vegas and Justin Rose coming from behind for the second consecutive Sunday before turning their attention to the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. The next-to-last stop on the 2017 PGA Tour calendar tends to reward veteran players, including Pat Perez a year ago.
The penultimate event of the PGA Tour’s 2017 calendar will tee it up in the tropical wonderland of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.
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.
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.
Since the last seven major championships have been won by first-time major winners, can co-favorite Rickie Fowler make it eight straight?
Greg DePalma, Jeff Shain and Pro Golf Weekly‘s Joel Cook take an in-depth look at the Open Championship, as golf’s top names descend on Royal Birkdale for the 10th time. Few favorites arrive on form, and Birkdale tends to reward those who already have major-championship pedigrees. Also, a review of last week’s U.S. Women’s Open, Senior Players Championship and other news.
Greg DePalma and PSN managing editor Jeff Shain are joined by Joel Cook from Pro Golf Weekly to preview the Quicken Loans National, as TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm joins the rota in years where Congressional Country Club doesn’t host. Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed head up the marquee for an edition that won’t have Tiger Woods on site as tournament host.
The Quicken Loans National sets up shop at another new venue this week, as TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm welcomes the PGA Tour back to its turf more than a decade after the old Booz Allen Classic came off the schedule. The property has undergone a $20 million overhaul since then.