The 2020 PGA Tour season also can technically have ended two weeks prior to now, but two majors stay up for grabs forward of attention can swap to 2021 and a critical-wished return to normality.
The essential of the 2 tournaments begins on Thursday in upstate Contemporary York as Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck hosts the U.S. Launch for the sixth time in historic past and the essential since 2006. Before the total lot scheduled to be held between June 18 and June 21, the tournament became postponed by three months due to the coronavirus pandemic and can mute now attend as the 2d essential of the season in space of the third, with The Masters postponed from April to November and The Launch Championship canceled for the essential time since World Battle II.
The postponement would possibly per chance per chance attend Dustin Johnson wisely, as the sector No. 1 entered a red-hot stretch of invent in the summertime. The 36-three hundred and sixty five days-ragged finished tied for 2d at the PGA Championship in August, forward of winning two of the final three tournaments of the season and finishing 2d in his varied originate.
Johnson is the agency well-liked so that you just need to add a 2d career essential to the U.S. Launch title he won in 2016, while Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth will be taking a look to discontinue essential droughts which have prolonged into their sixth and third three hundred and sixty five days respectively.
Tiger Woods makes his first originate for the explanation that BMW Championship boring final month as he appears like so that you just need to add a fourth U.S. Launch crown to his trophy cabinet, while world No. 2 Jon Rahm will be hoping to make a selection out a first career essential.
Here is all it is essential to grab forward of this week.
U.S Launch date
The U.S. Launch runs from Thursday, September 17 to Sunday, September 20.
U.S. Launch route
The tournament will be staged at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, Contemporary York. This would possibly per chance occasionally be the sixth U.S. Launch performed at Winged Foot and the essential since 2006, when Phil Mickelson famously double-bogeyed the 18th gap on the last spherical to hand Geoff Ogilvy the opt.
The U.S. Launch will be performed on the West Course, a par-70 that stretches over 7,477 yards. With its slim fairways, raised greens and thick tough, the route is among the toughest and most stressful of those on the PGA Tour—at the 2006 U.S. Launch the West Course stretched over 7,264 yards and the stroke moderate became 74.99, virtually 5 over par.
What does the self-discipline look take care of?
Unsurprisingly, the self-discipline is stacked with ability. From World No. 1 Dustin Johnson to four-time essential winner Rory McIlroy and defending champion Gary Woodland, the sector’s most efficient golfers will be combating it out in Mamaroneck this week. Jon Rahm and Justin Thomas, the sector No. 2 and No. 3 respectively, are furthermore among the contributors alongside with 15-time essential winner Tiger Woods, Bryson DeChambeau and Jordan Spieth. Four-time essential winner Brooks Koepka, alternatively, is a critical absence after opting to withdraw from the tournament due to hurt.
TV coverage (All cases ET)
The U.S. Launch will be broadcast by Golf Channel and NBC.
Thursday, September 17
- 7: 30 a.m. to 2 p.m.—Golf Channel
- 2 p.m. to five p.m.—NBC
Friday, September 18
- 9: 30 a.m. to 4 p.m.—Golf Channel
- 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.—NBC
Saturday, September 19
- 11 a.m. to 7: 30 p.m.—NBC
Sunday, September 20
- 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.—Golf Channel
- 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.—NBC
A are living stream of the U.S. Launch will be available by Golfchannel.com and NBCSports.com all around the four days, while usopen.com, the U.S. Launch app and the U.S. Launch streaming app will offer coverage of featured holes and groups all around the tournament.
Additionally, the gap two hours of coverage on each of the four days will be available without cost by NBC Universal’s original streaming service, Peacock. A are living stream of all four days will be available by fuboTV.
U.S. Launch odds
Dustin Johnson is the person to beat this weekend, per the bookmakers. The field No. 1, who won the US Launch in 2016, is a 15/2 well-liked with DraftKings and a 17/2 with FanDuel, followed by Jon Rahm, who’s a 17/2 with DraftKings and 10/1 with FanDuel.
Justin Thomas and Xander Schauffele are third favorites at 14/1, followed by Rory McIlroy and Collin Morikawa at 16/1 and 18/1 respectively. Bryson DeChambeau and Webb Simpson, in the intervening time, are both 28/1 shots.