Thursday, June 11, 2020

Golf Is Back This Week

by Roz Roberts III

After a three month pandemic induced hiatus, professional golf in the United States will tee off this week.  Michael Thompson will get back to action in a Korn Ferry event in Florida.  He will be playing in the Korn Ferry Challenge at TPC Sawgrass which will be played on the Pete Dye designed Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass in Jacksonville Florida.

The tournament will be sure to be different since no spectators will be allowed based on the current federal and local health guidelines.

The Valley Course, like most Dye courses,, features a variety of  water hazards, strategically-placed bunkers and deceptive angles that force players to concentrate for the entire round. The course will play as a par-70 and measures 6,847 yard.  Holes 8 and 17 are par-4's for member and guest play but will be converted to par-5's for this week’s tournament.  The course should be soft after early week rain but it's inherent difficulty will keep this tournament from run away scoring.

Michael will be grouped with Brian Campbell and Will Zalatoris.  The group will tee off on Thursday at 1:47pm ET from the 10th hole.

Online Links
Michael's Scorecard

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