This Week In Golf Podcast – Episode 29
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In this episode, we dive into the incredible achievement of Bryson DeChambeau as he shoots a historic 58, making golf’s most challenging feats look effortlessly easy. Join us as we analyze his impeccable short game, averaging an impressive 25.3 putts per round, and a driving distance that reaches an astounding 341 yards. We break down his 79% Green in Regulation (GIR) performance, placing him 17th overall, and compare it to the outstanding performance of HVIII with a 94% GIR, hitting 51 out of 54 greens.
We also delve into the perplexing world of Official World Golf Rankings (OWGR), as Bryson DeChambeau’s ranking experiences a surprising shift from 107 to 109. But that’s not all; we shift our focus to Lucas Glover, recounting the suspenseful match with Russel Henley. We explore the stakes, the thrilling moments, and the ultimate prize of $1.3 million. Witness Glover’s meteoric rise from 112 to 49 in the OWGR and the impact of this remarkable achievement.
Then, the spotlight turns to Justin Thomas, who boldly asserts the worthiness of his Ryder Cup spot, questioning whether Zach Johnson truly deserves a place on the team. Join us as we dissect this intriguing golf rivalry and its implications for the upcoming Ryder Cup.
Our podcast also provides you with the latest updates on the PGA/LIV merger, revealing a surprising turn of events as no one shows up for the Players meeting with Jay. We ponder the unanswered questions: when will the next meetings take place? Is there a connection between Jimmy, Jay, and Yasir, and how does it impact the players’ approval process?
Lastly, we set our sights on the FedEx Cup Preview for the week, highlighting the prestigious FedEx St. Jude Championship with a staggering $3.6 million prize for the winner. Discover the enticing rewards for the top 30, including a two-year exemption and coveted invitations to the 2024 Masters, US Open, and The Open. Unveil the perks for the top 50, gaining access to all signature events in 2024, while the top 70 secure their top-125 status for the following season and The Players Exemption.
Tune in for an exhilarating blend of golf’s finest moments, intriguing rankings, player rivalries, and the exciting path paved by the FedEx Cup. Join us as we explore the dynamic world of golf and all its thrilling twists and turns.