PGA Tour Brunch | FedEx/St. Jude | R-3
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of the Third Round at WGC-FedEx and Barracuda
World Golf Championship | FedEx/St. Jude Invitational
COURSE: TPC Southwind (Memphis, Tenn)
YARDS/PAR: 7,233 yards/Par 70
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $10,500,000/$1,890,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Justin Thomas (2020)
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points Total/Winner: 3,240/550
SOCIAL MEDIA: #PGATour #FedExCup @WGCFedEx
OFFICIAL SITE: (FedEx St. Jude Invitational)
TV COVERAGE: Today, August 7, Round 3 coverage 12:00pm to 2:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel. Then, CBS takes over from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, July 18: Golf Channel opens final round coverage 12:00pm to 2:00pm (EDT) and CBS wraps it up from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage today and Sunday as PGA Tour Live has their regular online coverage 11:00am (EDT) to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live weekend coverage beginning at 1:00pm (EDT) until 6:00pm (EDT) or conclusion. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
FedEx St. Jude Invitational: Notebook After 36 Holes
First-round leader Harris English tied the second-lowest 36-hole mark in tournament history with 13-under (127). English finished inside the Top-3 in two of his last three PGA Tour starts (3rd/U.S. Open, P1/Travelers Championship) and, most recently, finished T-46 at The Open Championship.
Cam Smith tied the all-time PGA Tour record for fewest putts in a round with (18).
Scottie Scheffler is T-4 at (-10) and is seeking to become the second player in history to finish runner-up in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play and win the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in the same season (Tiger Woods, 2000).
WGC-FedEx St. Jude Leaderboard After 36 Holes:
Harris English 62-65—127 (-13)
Cam Smith 67-62—129 (-11)
Abraham Ancer 67-62—129 (-11)
Ian Poulter 64-66—130 (-10)
Sam Burns 66-64—130 (-10)
Scottie Scheffler 65-65—130 (-10)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
Tournament Tee Times begin today at 7:25am (local)/8:25am (EDT) through 1:00pm (local)/2:00pm (EDT).
Weather: Today’s forecast is for mostly sunny skies with morning temperatures 75-degrees, heating up to 90-degrees (F). Little chance of rain.
PGATourBrunch will post at 9:00am (EDT) on Sunday.
Next Week: Wyndham Championship (link)
Last Week: Tokyo Olympics (Info)
What They’re Saying:
English Maintains Lead at WGC-FedEx St. Jude (ESPN/Associated Press)
FedExCup Standings (PGATourCom)
PGA Tour 2021-22 Schedule (PGATourCom)
Third Round Info on WGC-FedEx-St. Jude (Golf Week/USA Today)
Nelly Korda Leads After Round 3 at Olympics (ESPN/Associated Press)
Grillo Leads at “Smoky” Barracuda (ESPN/Associated Press)
Barracuda Championship Leaderboard (PGATourCom)
Modified Stableford Scoring (link)
Barracuda Championship Tee Times (link)
Barracuda Leaderboard After 36 Holes:
Emiliano Grillo +12/+17 – (+29)
Adam Schenk +8/+19 – (+27)
Joel Dahmen +16/+10 – (+26)
Andrew Putnam +10/+15 – (+25)
Scott Harrington +13/+12 – (+25)
Scott Piercy +10/+15 – (+25)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
The Barracuda Championship is employing the Modified Stableford scoring format, the first PGA Tour event to use the format since The International in 2006. Players are allocated points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole with the goal of achieving the highest overall score.
On This Day in Golf History:
August 7, 1983 - Hal Sutton held off Jack Nicklaus by one shot to win the PGA Championship at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. Sutton led by five strokes but bogeyed three holes in the final round as Nicklaus charged to post a final round (66). - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE