PGA Tour Brunch | The Memorial
@PGATourBrunch First Round Coverage From Muirfield Village
DUBLIN, Ohio - Reigning FedEx Cup champion Patrick Cantlay will attempt to defend his title at the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday. Cantlay, who won in both 2019 and 2021, is seeking to join Tiger Woods as the only players to win the Memorial Tournament in consecutive years (1999-2001). There have been three successful title defenses on Tour this season, marking the most since the 2016-17 season (4).
Bryson DeChambeau is returning to competition after having surgery on his left wrist on April 14 following consecutive missed cuts at the Valero Texas Open and Masters Tournament. The 2018 Memorial champion will make his sixth appearance and finished T-18 in his most recent start (2021).
Jordan Spieth is set to make his 10th start at the event and has three top-20 finishes in last three consecutive starts (T-7/2019, T-13/2020, T-18/2021).
Five of the last eight Memorial Tournaments have ended in a playoff.
2021 Patrick Cantlay def. Collin Morikawa
2018 Bryson DeChambeau def. Byeong Hun An, Kyle Stanley
2016 William McGirt def. Jon Curran
2015 David Lingmerth def. Justin Rose
2014 Hideki Matsuyama def. Kevin Na
The Memorial | Tournament Facts
COURSE: Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, Ohio
YARDS/PAR: 7,533 yards/Par 72
ARCHITECT(S): Jack Nicklaus and Desmond Muirhead
PRIZE Money - Purse/Winner’s Share: $12,000,000/$2,160,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Patrick Cantlay
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 550
TV COVERAGE: The first two rounds (today and June 3) are scheduled for coverage from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel. On Saturday and Sunday, coverage is set for 12:30pm to 2:30pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 2:30 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Streaming coverage will be featured on ESPN-Plus today and Friday with Main Feed, Featured Hole and Featured Groups from 7:00am to 6:00pm (ET). Weekend ESPN+ streaming from 7:30am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio’s live coverage of The Memorial begins at 12:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) for today, then continues Friday. Saturday and Sunday’s with air-time 1:00pm to 6:00pm (or completion of event). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
The Memorial | The Basics
The Tee Times at Muirfield Village start at 7:00am (ET) and go to 1:48pm (ET).
Weather: The opening round forecast for Dublin, Ohio calls for showers and a cool 59-degrees. Winds will blow at 10 mph while humidity will be high at 85% and 60% chance of rain. The weekend forecast looks better with mostly sunny skies Friday and Saturday and only a 10% chance of rain on Sunday.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
FedEx Cup Standings: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post before 7:00am (ET) on Friday.
The Memorial - Field, Tee Times and Leaderboard
The Field: (link)
Brian Harman/IN - Sam Ryder/back to 1st alternate
Monday, May 30
Sam Ryder/IN - Laird Shepherd/OUT
Kramer Hickok/IN - Harry Higgs/OUT
Tee Times: (link)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
What They’re Saying:
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Darren Clarke Turned Down LIV Broadcast Job (Sports Illustrated)
RBC Ends Sponsorships with DJ, Graeme McDowell (ESPNCom)
USGA to Decide on Case-by-Case Basis for Future U.S. Open Eligibility (ESPN)
PGA of America Sold Valhalla to Investors (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History
June 2, 1922 - Charlie Sifford, the first African-American to play on the PGA Tour, was born on this date. He would go on to win the Greater Hartford Open in 1967 and the Los Angeles Open in 1969. Sifford first attempted to play on the Tour in 1952 in Phoenix. He became a member in 1961. Sifford passed away in 2015 at the age of 92. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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