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FedEx-St. Jude Championship, important information. 

FedEx-St. Jude Championship, important information. 
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For the FedEx-St. Jude Championship this week the PGA Tour is returned at TPC Southwind. For this time the tournament is different from the last few years, when it was the person of the house for a World Golf Championships event from 2019-2021.

Here’s the important information you should know about this week’s PGA Tour golf tournament in Memphis:

What’s different this year?

Memphis’ PGA Tour event has so much grew over the years. It was a regular June break on the tour schedule until 2018. It is noble to a World Golf Championships event from 2019-21, with limited fields and no cut. Now, in the FedEx Cup playoffs the FedEx-St. Jude Championship is the first tournament.

After Sunday’s Wyndham Championship, the field includes the top 125 players on the FedEx Cup points list, the final official-season event. The top 70 in FedEx Cup points will forward to next week’s BMW Championship in Delaware.

FedEx-St. Jude Championship, important information.
image source: Reuters

Tickets:

From Wednesday to Sunday tickets are available on Ticketmaster. Tickets for Wednesday’s Pro-Am are $35.For Thursday and Friday grounds pass tickets are $75, while for Saturday and Sunday grounds pass tickets are $85.

Who is in the field this year?

In the FedEx Cup standings the top 125 players are in this year’s tournament, as this is the first tournament in the FedEx Cup playoffs. That adds Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, Collin Morikawa and more players.

Qualified players: Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy highlight group of FedEx St. Jude Championship qualifiers.

Holding on: As Joohyung Kim jumps into field Rickie Fowler holds on to weak spot in PGA Tour playoffs.

What can you bring?

The PGA Tour has a set a policy that you can bring bag with you at every event. Personal bags must be 6 by 6 inches, and clear bags must be 12 by 6 by 12 inches. All the Tour’s policies, including permitted food and the mobile device policy, must be followed.

Parking:

Ticketmaster also providing the parking, at $20 per day before fees. The area is located at 3640 Hacks Cross Road, the FedEx world headquarters.

What should I know about this year’s PGA Tour season?

approved by Saudi Arabia’s own Investment Fund and publicly directed by former major champion Greg Norman, LIV has called up Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and other pros (including Abraham Ancer, last year’s tournament champion in Memphis). LIV’s draw is not only the reportedly large signing benefits, but the large bags.

Impact of the new LIV Golf Series the biggest story of the golf season. Adding a win in April’s Masters Tournament, Scheffler has four wins – the most on Tour. British Open champion Cameron Smith has three victories, including last month’s major title and a win at The Players Championship.

Tom Kim, a 20-year-old young riser who earned temporary PGA Tour membership via two top-10 finishes this summer. On Sunday, Kim won the Wyndham Championship giving him full tour membership and launching him into the top 40 in the FedEx Cup standings.

What should you know about TPC Southwind?

Ron Prichard with PGA Tour players Fuzzy Zoeller and Hubert Green as consultants build TPC Southwind located in southeast Memphis, is a par-70, 7,244-yard course in 1988. The system has Bermuda grass greens and zoysia fairways. The course record is 61, finished off three times in PGA Tour play. Most recently, Tom Lewis shot 61 in the third round of the 2020 WGC FedEx-St. Jude Invitational.

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