The to start with occasion of the 2020 FedEx Cup Playoff party begins Thursday, and the groups are certainly loaded at TPC Boston for The Northern Belief. The best 3 in the FedEx Cup standings headed into the party — Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa and Webb Simpson — are grouped jointly and will be in a highlighted group in excess of the initially 3 days as a huge stretch starts for the best a hundred twenty five gamers on the PGA Tour.
With just a few playoff occasions, each and every round is incredibly significant, primarily for golfers exterior the best 70 like Rickie Fowler, Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth and Justin Rose. (Golfers ought to be inside of the prime 70 soon after The Northern Belief to progress to the BMW Championship following 7 days.)
Oh, and previous TPC Boston winner Tiger Woods will make an overall look (the initially of potentially 3 straight) as he tries to break the all-time PGA Tour wins report (he’s now tied at eighty two). There are countless storylines as the PGA Tour year winds down and the playoffs form out who will acquire the $sixty million at stake in excess of the following three months. Just after a a few-thirty day period pause amid the coronavirus pandemic, I’m ready for the playoffs to rock a minimal little bit and ship us on to the U.S. Open in September as the golf yr carries on into the slide.
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Unreal interesting shot into the par-three third hole for Tiger. He is even-par via eleven holes and has a nice-seeking birdie putt to get to -1. Held it up against the wind. Pure.
JT out in one underneath, which is definitely stupid supplied how he strike the ball. Retained himself from participating in out of the event early on.
DJ just went out in thirty on the challenging aspect. Terrifying. He could possibly shoot sixty two if he performs the entrance facet of the system (his again 9) any place shut to far better than normal.
Tiger just isn’t playing his most effective golf (+one via six holes), but the swing looks straightforward and sleek.
Justin Thomas is +1 thru 7 holes. He ought to be about +4. This is his genius. He is so fantastic at turning 73s into 70s and 71s into 67s.
Dustin Johnson is -3 on the back again 9 of the training course, which is mega-amazing provided that it’s participating in only about .2 strokes underneath par so much.
Form of a weak shot on 14 from the Major Cat immediately after a fabulous generate. He’ll have twenty-twenty five toes for birdie but should have been closer.
Harris English sales opportunities the party early on at four less than. He’s been actively playing phenomenal golf this calendar year. Probably not the greatest year of his occupation (he received in 2013 and 2014), but it truly is someplace close to it.
Tiger commences with a par. Significant extend for him around the next several months as he tries to make it again to the Tour Championship soon after lacking last year’s.
Big-time teams are now off. Tiger on the tenth hole at TPC Boston with Matthew Fitzpatrick and Dylan Frittelli.