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@PGATourBrunch Previews First Round of the 2022 Wyndham
GREENSBORO - The 2022 Wyndham Championship is the final regular season event on the PGA Tour schedule. Next week, the FedEx Cup Playoffs begin when the Top 125 ranked players qualify for play. This week, the Donald Ross-designed course in Greensboro has hosted this event since 2008.
The average winning score over that span is 19 under par. Kevin Kisner and five others went 15 under last year as weather disruptions played a role in the outcome. At the events in the previous five years, it took at least 21 under par to win.
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The 2021 playoff tied the tour record for most players in sudden-death competition, and Kisner won with a birdie on the second playoff hole.
This weekend, four of the world's Top 25 players are competing in the Wyndham Championship field. The top-ranked is No. 14 Will Zalatoris and then Billy Horschel (15th), Sungjae Im (21st) and Shane Lowry (24th).
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Wyndham Championship | Tournament Facts
COURSE: Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina
YARDS/PAR: 7,131 yards/Par 70
ARCHITECT: Donald Ross
PRIZE Money - Purse: $7,300,000/$1,314,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Kevin Kisner
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 500
TV COVERAGE: The first two rounds (today and August 5) are scheduled for TV coverage from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel. On Saturday and Sunday, coverage is set for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: ESPN+ Live streaming coverage will run from 6:45am to 6:00pm (ET) today and Friday. Weekend streaming on ESPN+ PGA TOUR Live from 7:30am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live coverage of the Wyndham Championship beginning at 12:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) today and Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, coverage will air 1:00pm to 6:00pm (or completion of event). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
Wyndham Championship | Basics
The Tee Times at The Wyndham today are from 6:50am to 2:17pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s weather calls for temperatures in low 80s, a 40% chance of rain and afternoon thunderstorms. Winds 9 mph.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
FedEx Cup Standings: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post before 6:30am (ET) on Friday
Field, Updates, Tee Times
B. Snedeker (out)/W. Bryan (in)
F. Molinari (out)/R. Garrigus (in)
Tom Kim (in; T10 from Rocket Mortgage Classic)
Ricky Barnes (in; sponsor pick following Kim's T10)
Robert Garrigus (out; back to first alternate)
Ben Griffin (in; sponsor/Qualifying Tournament)
Jhonattan Vegas (out)/R. Garrigus (in)
Seung-Yul Noh (out)/David Lingmerth (in)
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying
Power Rankings for the Wyndham Championship (PGATourCom)
FedEx Cup Possibilities (PGATourCom)
On the Bubble (Golf Channel)
Lowry Re-United with his Clubs (RTE)
Sports Gambling & Golf Industry News
Expert Picks for the Wyndham - (PGATourCom)
Sleeper Picks at the Wyndham - (PGATourCom)
Eleven Former PGA Tour Pros now with LIV File Anti-Trust vs. PGA Tour (ESPN)
On This Day in Golf History
August 4, 1985 - Amateur Scott Verplank defeated Jim Thorpe in a playoff to win the Western Open at Butler National Golf Club in Oak Brook, Illinois. Verplank became the first amateur to win a PGA Tour event since Doug Sanders at the 1956 Canadian Open. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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