The fall schedule of official PGA TOUR events had it all, making it one of the more interesting in memory. At the heart of it, three players who have won the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, were part of the fascinating narrative.
Bryson DeChambeau has played at a high level most of this season, highlighted, of course, by his riveting playoff victory in June in the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide. After his second win of the year at The Northern Trust in the first event of the FedExCup Playoffs, the California native put himself in the lead for another prestigious prize, the FedExCup.
The European Ryder Cup team is set, however, the U.S. squad has yet to be finalized, but already the Americans are favored to retain the cup they won two years ago at Hazeltine National in Chaska, Minn., where they triumphed easily, 17-11. That result ended a U.S. drought stretching back to 2008 at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Valhalla Golf Club near Louisville, Ky.
For the eighth time in its long and distinguished history, Carnoustie Golf Links, in Angus, Scotland, hosts The Open Championship. Revered as perhaps the most difficult layout in The Open rotation, Carnoustie has a way of stirring up drama, and for much of its history accommodating some of the game’s biggest names.
The 2018 Memorial Tournament’s official Pro-Am will have a significant NFL theme to it.
Nationwide, the presenting sponsor of the Memorial Tournament, has announced that four NFL legends will be participating in the Nationwide Invitational Pro-Am.
As PGA TOUR players practice their pitching in preparation for this week’s Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour champion Kevin Chappell will be pitching in – literally. On Tuesday, Chappell will be joining volunteers in making some of the thousands of sandwiches that will be served to patrons during Tournament week at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, OH.
Nationwide has a long-standing commitment to children's health and well-being, and is proud of the 60-year relationship with Nationwide Children's Hospital. As a part of the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide, the hospital’s Patient Champion Program honors and celebrates their courageous patients.
There was an undeniable excitement leading into the first major of the season as Masters week 2018 kicked off earlier this month at Augusta National Golf Club. Five-time Memorial Tournament winner Tiger Woods was in the field for the first time since 2015 and looking for a fifth Green Jacket. Rory McIlroy was primed to become only the sixth player in history to complete the career Grand Slam. Not to mention there was a host of the game’s biggest guns all poised to make a run at the coveted Green Jacket.