What to know for TOUR's one-off in South Carolina
The PGA TOUR is in Ridgeland, South Carolina, this week for the Palmetto Championship, which is the replacement event for the canceled Canadian Open.
A field of 156 players will take on the Tom Fazio-designed course at Congaree Golf Club in what will be many golfers' final tuneup for next week's U.S. Open.
When: June 10-13
Where: Ridgeland, South Carolina
Purse: $7.3 million
Winner's prize: $1.314 million
|Thurs. June 10||Golf Channel||3-6 p.m.|
|Fri. June 11||Golf Channel||3-6 p.m.|
|Sat. June 12||Golf Channel||1-3 p.m.|
|Sun. June 13||Golf Channel||1-3 p.m.|
Streaming available throughout the week on PGA TOUR Live.
Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka headline an underwhelming crop of players. Many of the TOUR's top golfers are electing to skip the one-off event due to its slot on the calendar and the stark style contrast between Congaree and Torrey Pines.
Featured Groups (all times ET)
Group: Sungjae Im, Brandt Snedeker, Patton Kizzire
Thursday - 7:33 a.m.
Friday - 12:48 p.m.
Group: Dustin Johnson, J.T. Poston, Kevin Kisner
Thursday - 7:44 a.m.
Friday - 12:59 p.m.
Group: Tyrrell Hatton, Ian Poulter, Matt Fitzpatrick
Thursday - 12:48 p.m.
Friday - 7:33 a.m.
Group: Brooks Koepka, Keith Mitchell, Lucas Glover
Thursday - 12:59 p.m.
Friday - 7:44 a.m.
The full list of groups and tee times can be found here.
Congaree is a 7,655-yard par 71 that attempts to resemble the Australian Sandbelt. There is no rough on the entire property, with 130 acres of sandy waste area replacing traditional bunkers like the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island.
Shaved runoffs surround the greens, leading to low spots and greenside waste areas. The course is extremely long for a par 71, and if it plays firm and fast as its design intends, it should provide one of the more unique tests on the PGA TOUR.
Dustin Johnson +800
Brooks Koepka +1000
Tyrrell Hatton +1200
Matt Fitzpatrick +1400
Sungjae Im +1600
Tommy Fleetwood +2200
Alex Noren +2500
Ian Poulter +2500
Harris English +2800
Lucas Glover +2800
Harold Varner III +3300
Kevin Kisner +4400
Patton Kizzire +4400
Garrick Higgo +4500
Keith Mitchell +5000
Russell Knox +5000
(Odds source: theScore Bet)