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WGC-FedEx St. Jude: What to know for TOUR's trip to Memphis

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Now that the Olympics are in the rear-view mirror, the PGA TOUR resumes stateside with the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

When: Aug. 5-8
Where: TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee
Purse: $10.5 million
Winner's prize: $1.89 million

How to watch

Date Channel Time (ET)
Thurs. Aug. 5 Golf Channel 12-5 p.m.
Fri. Aug. 6 Golf Channel 12-5 p.m.
Sat. Aug. 7 Golf Channel
12-2 p.m.
2-6 p.m.
Sun. Aug. 8 Golf Channel
12-2 p.m.
2-6 p.m.

Past winners

2020: Justin Thomas (-13) by three over four players
2019: Brooks Koepka (-16) by three over Webb Simpson
2018: Justin Thomas (-15) by four over Kyle Stanley
2017: Hideki Matsuyama (-16) by five over Zach Johnson
2016: Dustin Johnson (-6) by one over Scott Piercy
2015: Shane Lowry (-11) by two over Bubba Watson
2014: Rory McIlroy (-15) by two over Sergio Garcia
2013: Tiger Woods (-15) by seven over Keegan Bradley, Henrik Stenson

The field

A stout group of 66 players will take on TPC Southwind for the lucrative $1.89-million winner's prize.

Dustin Johnson, gold medalist Xander Schauffele, Collin Morikawa, Brooks Koepka, and defending champion Justin Thomas headline the field. World No. 1 Jon Rahm is the only top-40 player who will not be in attendance.

Featured groups (all times ET)

Group: Xander Schaufelle, Justin Rose, Justin Thomas
Thursday - 11:54 a.m.
Friday - 10:48 a.m.

Group: Collin Morikawa, Hideki Matsuyama, Harris English
Thursday - 11:43 a.m.
Friday - 10:37 a.m.

Group: Brooks Koepka, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy
Thursday - 10:59 a.m.
Friday - 11:54 a.m.

Group: Dustin Johnson, Bryson DeChambeau, Cameron Smith
Thursday - 10:48 a.m.
Friday - 11:43 a.m.

The full list of groups and tee times can be found here.

The course

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TPC Southwind is a 7,233-yard par 70 venue that formerly hosted the FedEx St. Jude Classic before the World Golf Championship's Invitational tournament was moved to the Memphis area in 2019.

The course, which is relatively long for a par 70 layout, features water on 11 holes and greens that are smaller than average in size. Daniel Berger is a two-time winner at the course, highlighting the fact that golfers with a good all-around game can contend and will not need to be a bomber to stand a chance.

Betting corner

Brooks Koepka +1200
Collin Morikawa +1200
Jordan Spieth +1300
Dustin Johnson +1500
Xander Schauffele +1500
Justin Thomas +1600
Daniel Berger +2000
Rory McIlroy +2000
Louis Oosthuizen +2200
Bryson DeChambeau +2500
Viktor Hovland +2500
Webb Simpson +2500
Patrick Cantlay +2800
Matthew Fitzpatrick +3000
Paul Casey +3000
Scottie Scheffler +3000
Hideki Matsuyama +3300
Abraham Ancer +3500
Harris English +3800
Patrick Reed +3800

(Odds source: theScore Bet)

WGC-FedEx St. Jude: What to know for TOUR's trip to Memphis
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