Hawk & Purk

Tiger returns, Thomas burns

Collin Morikawa shows he has a very high ceiling on the PGA Tour as Justin Thomas reinforces the belief that he has trouble closing. The man who might be golf’s greatest player down the stretch returns to competition this week, which elevates the game to another level

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Co-hosts John Hawkins and Mike Purkey review Collin Morikawa’s second career victory on the PGA Tour – thanks to some sloppy play by Justin Thomas down the stretch – and discuss Tiger Woods, who will be making his first start since February at this week’s Memorial. Don’t expect Woods to contend this week, despite his five previous victories at Muirfield Village, Purkey predicts. Hawkins says “the little stuff” will hold him back. Regardless, enjoy Woods while you can, because he likely won’t play again until the PGA Championship next month.

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