Hawk & Purk examine a stretch of big events on the PGA Tour as the season restart hits its stride beginning this week in Memphis
It’s time to get serious, golf fans, as co-hosts John Hawkins and Mike Purkey cast an eye on the stretch of big events over the next two months and wonder why so many big names are coming up small. This week’s WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational will be unusual in that it will be played one week before the season’s first major tournament, the PGA Championship. “This is a tuneup, a warmup,” Purkey said. Hawkins questions the “boyfriend-girlfriend” relationship between the PGA Tour and package giant FedEx, which is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the site of this week’s event.
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