2017 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tournament Preview

FedEx St. Jude Classic Tournament LogoThe 2017 FedEx St. Jude Classic is the last shot for golfers to qualify for next week’s 2017 US Open. Most spots are already filled but a winner at the St. Jude Classic gets to make his trip to Erin Hills next week.

Aside from that, the St Jude Classic will have a field of lesser-knowns as most PGA Tour pros are taking this week off to practice up for next week.

Played at TPC Southwind which is always ranked high in the rankings of Top US golf courses this will be the week to do your research and watch how certain golfers are playing for next week’s major.

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2017 FedEx St. Jude Classic Tourney Preview

Because many of the Top PGA Tour golfers are either taking the week off or at Erin Hills practising for next week’s 2017 U.S. Open you will have a weaker field of players to pick for your fantasy golf lineup. Headlining the field so far are: Adam Scott, Danny Willett, Graeme McDowell and defending champion Daniel Berger. These will be the highest priced guys at our affiliate partner site DraftKings so if you have the knowledge of the lower tiered or even sleeper picks for the St. Jude Classic you should do well in you fantasy golf contests.

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Dates - June 8 – June 11, 2017

Prize Pool - $6,400,000

First Place - $1,116,000

FedEx Cup Points - 500

TPC Southwind Golf Course

Examining the Golf Course

Name of Course – TPC Southwind

Where is TPC Southwind - Memphis, TN

St. Jude Classic Tee MarkersPar – 70

Yards – 7244

Slope – 138

Year Built – 1988

Designed by - Ron Prichard

Past St. Jude Winners

 

Daniel Berger Defending FedEx St. Jude Classic ChampionDaniel Berger2016 - Daniel Berger

 

Fabián Gómez2015 – Fabián Gómez

 

Ben Crane2014 – Ben Crane

 

Harris English2013 - Harris English

 

Other FedEx St. Jude Classic info - Trends, Tidbits

  • The St Jude Classic started as the Memphis Open in May 1958
  • Dave Hill won this tournament 4 times (1967, 1969, 1970, 1973), Lee Trevino won 3 times (1971, 1972, 1980)
  • Billy Maxwell won the first ever Memphis Open
  • US President Gerald Ford hit a hole-in-one in the tournament's celebrity pro-am

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