Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm, Justin Thomas, Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau are among 10 players who have committed to play in the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek Golf Club.
The winners of both majors played during the 2020 PGA Tour season are bringing their games to Las Vegas next month.
Bryson DeChambeau’s approach to the game — hit the ball as far as you can, accuracy be damned — has some players and fans in awe and others alarmed.
New data compiled by the National Golf Foundation show that rounds played this summer across the country, including in Southern Nevada, are up significantly from 2019.
Handicappers Wes Reynolds and Jeff Sherman came up with the same answers when asked for their best bets to win the U.S. Open, which tees off Thursday at Winged Foot Golf Club.
A William Hill bettor in Southern Nevada placed a $45,000 wager to win $3.375 million Thursday on Phil Mickelson to win the U.S. Open at 75-1 odds.
Dustin Johnson’s win Monday at the Tour Championship to secure the FedEx Cup capped one of the best months of golf in many years on the PGA Tour.
The beauty of golf is everyone has an equal chance. Tee it up on the first hole, and add up your strokes when you’re done to determine the winner. Only that won’t happen this week.
The coronavirus pandemic has inflicted substantial financial damage on the Las Vegas sports scene. Fans may need patience before a full recovery takes place.
The good news for Southern Nevada golf fans is that the Shriners Hospital for Children Open remains on the PGA Tour schedule for early October.
Las Vegas will host a second PGA Tour event in October, as the CJ Cup will move from South Korea for this year only because of the coronavirus pandemic.