Official PGA TOUR Essential Guide to Golf: June - December 2022

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TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

AUGUST 11-14, 2022

FedEx St. Jude Championship

Location & Course Information TPC SOUTHWIND, MEMPHIS, TENN.

Opened in 1988, TPC Southwind was designed by Ron Prichard, with help from former major champions Hubert Green and Fuzzy Zoeller. Built on a former dairy farm outside Memphis, the course features undulating fairways and natural water hazards. Yardage: 7,233; par 70

Notable Course Features

The two par 3s on the back nine both feature water. The green at the 162-yard 11th hole is set on an island, with three bunkers and some fringe area giving a slight margin for error. The 239-yard 14th, with water front and right, is annually one of the toughest holes.

2021 Champion

Tony Finau, U.S.* (*Won at Liberty National)

Quick Facts

Field: 125 players Format: 72 holes Purse: $15 million Winner’s Share: $2,700,000 FedExCup Points: 2,000 to the winner

Charity Benefit

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has been the beneficiary of PGA TOUR events in Memphis since 1970, with total contributions exceeding $50 million. Founded by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, St. Jude treats children from all 50 states and around the world with no cost to families.

Media Coverage Golf Channel/NBC

Social Media

@FedExChamp @fedexchamp @FedExChamp

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Tony Finau ended his 5-year winless drought after defeating Australian Cameron Smith in a playoff to win at Liberty National.

“The goal on the day was to get to 20-under, and we thought that was going to have a legitimate chance to win the golf tournament.” – Tony Finau W W W.P GAT OUR.COM

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