Tag: FedEx Cup

RSM Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour heads to Sea Island for the RSM Classic, which is hosted by Davis Love III. Always a popular week with the players, Derek Clements fancies Open Championship runner-up Matt Kuchar to have a strong performance in Georgia. read more ...


OHL Classic at Mayakoba Preview, Picks & Analysis

Pat Perez returns to Mexico for his defence of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba. There's a formidable challenge ahead, however, with the likes of Rickie Fowler, Zach Johnson and Patrick Reed in the field. Derek Clements looks ahead to the event. read more ...


Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at TPC Summerlin is like no other tournament on the PGA Tour. It is a week when the world's leading golfers put their own interests to one side and turn the focus on children who, in many instances, are fighting for their very lives. read more ...


CJ Cup Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour travels to South Korea for the first time with the inaugural CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges. It will feature a field of 78 players, with no 36-hole cut, and the prize fund is a massive $9.25m - only the majors, The Players Championship and the four WGC's boast bigger purses. read more ...


CIMB Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

Justin Thomas returns to defend the CIMB Classic. It was the victory that propelled him to an extraordinary year, and the young American will be hoping to continue that remarkable success this season on the PGA Tour. read more ...


Safeway Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

Despite having just ended a fortnight ago, the PGA Tour begins its 2017/2018 season at the Safeway Open, which is an opportunity for players to begin their long campaign with a victory. Derek Clements looks ahead to the week. read more ...


Golfshake Podcast #16 FedEx Cup, British Masters & Urban Golf

Host Kieran Clark discusses the 2017 FedEx Cup, the European Tour's British Masters and this week's Podcast features an interview by Owen Davies with James Day of Urban Golf in London. read more ...


Justin Thomas Completes Incredible Year with FedEx Cup Triumph

Justin Thomas completed a sensational and already lucrative season by unlocking the $10m cash box of the FedEx Cup after pipping Jordan Spieth in the rankings, as fellow young American Xander Schauffele won the Tour Championship to secure his second victory on the PGA Tour. read more ...


Tour Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

And then there were 30. The PGA Tour season reaches its climax with the Tour Championship at East Lake, with the top 30 golfers playing for massive financial rewards and, at the end of it all, somebody walking away with the FedEx Cup and a tasty little bonus of $10m. read more ...


McIlroy in Serious Danger of Missing the Party

Rory McIlroy desperately needs a strong performance at the BMW Championship to qualify for the FedEx Cup finale at East Lake. However, the Northern Irishman is not the only big name struggling to make it through this week. read more ...


BMW Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour returns for the BMW Championship. With only 30 players making it through to the season finale at East Lake, the likes of Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Dustin Johnson are looking to continue their domination of the FedEx Cup. read more ...


Justin Thomas Secures Fifth Victory of Incredible Season

Justin Thomas won the Dell Technologies Championship, the second of four tournaments that decide the FedEx champion. He beat Jordan Spieth, who finished runner-up for the second successive week, to claim his fifth victory of an astonishing year. read more ...


Dell Technologies Preview, Picks & Analysis

The FedEx Cup Playoffs move onto the Dell Technologies Championship. Dustin Johnson's victory at the weekend puts him in a strong position, but the likes of Jordan Spieth, Hideki Matsuyama and Justin Thomas will be looking to triumph this week. read more ...


Dustin Johnson Overcomes Jordan Spieth After Enthralling Contest

Dustin Johnson produced one of the shots of the year at the first playoff hole to defeat Jordan Spieth, secure the Northern Trust title and claim pole position in the FedEx Cup Playoffs. read more ...


Northern Trust Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

AND so it begins again. It may only be August, but the PGA Tour season is about to reach its climax as we start the FedEx Cup Playoffs, starting with the Northern Trust Open at Glen Oaks, New York. Derek Clements looks ahead to an exciting week ahead. read more ...


Wyndham Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

Crunch time is approaching on the PGA Tour. It may only be August, but the Wyndham Championship at Greensboro represents the penultimate opportunity for players to qualify for the season-ending FedEx Cup series, and there are some surprising names who still haven't secured their places. read more ...


Rory McIlroy Says Season Could be Over

Following the completion of the 99th PGA Championship at Quail Hollow - a venue where he had previously been dominant - four-time major champion Rory McIlroy stated that he may be required to miss the remainder of this season as he seeks to fully recover from a rib injury that has blighted his year, leading him to only competing in 13 tournament this year.  read more ...


Masterful Matsuyama Brings Firestone to its Knees at WGC

With a perfect sense of timing, Hideki Matsuyama brought the Firestone Country Club at Akron, Ohio, to its knees when he recorded a flawless final round of 61 to secure the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational title by five shots. It was his third victory of the year and his sensational return to form came on the eve of the US PGA Championship at Quail Hollow, the final major of the year. read more ...


WGC Bridgestone Invitational Preview, Picks & Analysis

ONE of the strongest fields of the year will gather at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, with Dustin Johnson defending the title he won 12 months ago. Derek Clements looks ahead to what should be a terrific event. read more ...


Canadian Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

A STELLAR cast will assemble at the magnificent Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ontario, for the latest staging of the Canadian Open, with the organisers hoping that this year's event comes somewhere close to matching the drama witnessed 12 months ago when Jhonattan Vegas beat Martin Laird, Jon Rahm and Dustin Johnson by a shot after Candan amateur Jared du Toit had thrilled the home crowds by coming within three shots of winning his national Open. read more ...


John Deere Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

The John Deere Classic represents the final chance for those on the PGA Tour not already in the field to qualify for The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Golfshake's Derek Clements looks ahead to what is always a low-scoring week. read more ...


Greenbrier Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Greenbrier Classic returns to the Old White TPC after last year's tournament had to be cancelled following devastating floods that hit the area, and the players are going to find a course that is rather different to the one they used to know. read more ...


Quicken Loans National Preview, Picks & Analysis

The PGA Tour moves onto the Quicken Loans National at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, where Billy Hurley III will be attempting to defend the title he emotionally secured 12 months ago. Derek Clements previews the action. read more ...


Travelers Championsip Preview, Picks & Analysis

Rory McIlroy and Jason Day will be looking to repond from missed cuts at the U.S. Open this week at the Travelers Championship, where Scotland's Russell Knox is the defending champion. Derek Clements previews the event from TPC River Highlands. read more ...


Daniel Berger Successfully Defends in Memphis

Daniel Berger produced a flawless final round of 66 to successfully defend the St Jude Classic at TPC Southwind. Derek Clements reports on a successful weekend for the young American.  read more ...


FedEX St. Jude Classic Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's the week before the U.S. Open, with most of the biggest names preparing for the second major of the year, but the pack are still in place at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, and Golfshake's Derek Clements has his weekly preview focusing on the contenders. read more ...


Memorial Tournament Preview, Picks & Analysis

WIth the U.S. Open fast approaching, the PGA Tour has rolled up at the stunning Muirfield Village for Jack Nicklaus' Memorial Tournament, where a strong field will be hoping to claim one of the most prestigious titles on the circuit. read more ...


Dean and Deluca at Colonial Preview, Picks & Analysis

Jordan Spieth returns to Colonial to defend the Dean and Deluca Invitational, looking to end a disappointing run of form since the Masters. Derek Clements previews the tournament held at one of the PGA Tour's classic venues. read more ...


Remembering Byron Nelson's Historic 1945 Season

This week’s Byron Nelson Championship on the PGA Tour commemorates the life of one of the pioneers of American golf, and one of the finest players of all-time. We take a look back at his amazing career, particularly his historic 1945 season, when he won 11 consecutive tournaments. read more ...


Byron Nelson Preview, Picks & Analysis

Sergio Garcia returns to defend the Byron Nelson at TPC Four Seasons Resort, with the likes of Dustin Johnson and Jason Day also in attendance in what is a strong field. Golfshake's Derek Clements takes a closer look at the likely contenders. read more ...


Impressive Si Woo Kim Becomes Youngest Ever Champion at Sawgrass

At just 21 years of age, South Korea's Si Woo Kim produced an impressive performance to become the youngest ever winner of the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass, overcoming the challenge of a resurgent Ian Poulter. read more ...


Timely Hole in One for Sergio at Sawgrass!

It's been quite a few weeks for Sergio Garcia, starting with his breathtaking major success at Augusta National. The Masters champion returned to competitive action at the Players Championship, and he recorded just eighth hole-in-one recorded in tournament history on the iconic 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass! read more ...


Best Shots on 17th at TPC Sawgrass

The PLAYERS Championship has developed into one of the game's leading events, boasting an impressive field over a TPC Sawgrass layout that has become iconic, particularly the par three 17th. Take a look through some of the best shots and moments on what is arguably golf's most famous short hole. read more ...


The Players Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

The Players Championship from TPC Sawgrass is one of the great events on the calender, with Jason Day defending the title he secured 12 months ago. Boasting arguably the strongest field in golf, it's always a highlight of the season. Derek Clements looks at the potential contenders at the game's unofficial "fifth major". read more ...


Brian Harman Holes Magical Putt to Claim Second PGA Tour Victory

Brian Harman holed a magical 30-foot putt on the 72nd hole of the Wells Fargo Championship to finish ahead of returning world number one Dustin Johnson and secure a second title on the PGA Tour. read more ...


Wells Fargo Championship Preview, Picks & Analysis

World Number One Dustin Johnson returns to the PGA Tour at the Wells Fargo Championship this week. The American dramatically missed last month's Masters Tournament due to inury, but is back to continue his recent dominance in the game. Derek Clements believes the U.S. Open Champion may return with yet another title. read more ...


Zurich Classic of New Orleans Preview, Picks & Analysis

This year's Zurich Classic will see an exciting alternate shot format introduced for the first time. Entered teams include Justin Rose with Henrik Stenson and Jason Day with Rickie Fowler. Derek Clements looks ahead to what should be a fresh and different event. read more ...


Valero Texas Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

It's a huge week for Ian Poulter at the Valero Texas Open, as he requires around $40,000 to retain his tour card. It should be an intriguing few days ahead, and Derek Clements sets the scene with his comprehensive preview. read more ...


Wesley Bryan Completes Journey From Trick Shot Star to PGA Tour Winner

Wesley Bryan was formerly best known as a trick shot star alongside his brother on the internet, but the young American has completed his remarkable journey into the professional game by winning the RBC Heritage at Hilton Head. read more ...


RBC Heritage Preview, Picks & Analysis

After the drama at Augusta, the PGA Tour moves to Harbour Town for the RBS Heritage. Branden Grace is defending the title against a strong field at one of the year's best venues. Derek Clements looks ahead to the week. read more ...


Brilliant Henley Secures Last Spot in Masters Field

Georgia boy Russell Henley claimed the last sport into the Masters after producing a brilliant performance - including ten birdies on Sunday - to secure the Houston Open title in blistering fashion. Derek Clements reports. read more ...


Shell Houston Open Preview, Picks & Analysis

We're just a week away from the Masters, and a host of fancied contenders are preparing for the year's first major at the Houston Open, with the likes of Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson and Henrik Stenson headlining the field. Derek Clements looks ahead to what should be an exciting week. read more ...


WGC Dell World Match Play Preview, Picks & Analysis

With the Masters approaching, the game's best players have arrived in Texas for the always compelling WGC Match Play Championship. Typically unpredictable and exciting, this is consistently an exciting week on the calendar. Derek Clements looks ahead to the event and picks out some potential champions. read more ...


Marc Leishman Secures Memorable Victory at Arnold Palmer Invitational

It was the first Arnold Palmer Invitational without the great man present, and fittingly it was a thriller, with Australia's Marc Leishman ultimately producing moments of brilliance to secure his second title on the PGA Tour. read more ...


Greatest Arnold Palmer Invitational Moments

This week's Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill is a celebration of the incredible legacy left behind by the legendary host, and it's worth remembering some of the memorable moments and finishes that we have seen in this event. read more ...


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