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.
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.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Safeway Open as the 2016-17 PGA Tour season gets underway with a return to Silverado Resort in California. Though the anticipated return of Tiger Woods didn’t pan out as hoped, the field still boasts Ryder Cup winners Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar, along with a resurgent Paul Casey.