WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational 2020: Your stats guide for this week's event in Memphis

FedEx St Jude Invitational 2020 at TPC Southwind
TPC Southwind: A course to suit drivers of all lengths
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Andy Swales provides course and current form stats ahead of this week's World Golf Championship event in Tennessee...

"Still only 25, Fitzpatrick is at a career-high 20 in the World Ranking and can certainly hold his own, despite a lack of length off the tee."

The world's leading golfers prepare for next week's US PGA Championship by heading to Tennessee for the FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind.

With an expected field size of no more than 78, the tournament enjoys World Golf Championship (WGC) status but will take place behind closed doors, as will every PGA Tour event through to the end of the season.

TPC Southwind has been a regular Tour venue since 1989, but was only upgraded to become a WGC event 12 months ago.

This rural location is situated around 12 miles south-east of Memphis city centre, and was opened 32 years ago.

Two-time major winners Hubert Green and Fuzzy Zoeller, combined with architect Ron Prichard, to build a gently undulating tree-lined course on what was previously a dairy farm.

Although routing remains untouched, the greens were renovated ahead of the 2005 tournament when the original Bentgrass putting surfaces were switched to Bermuda.

During the same upgrade many fairways were narrowed, three ponds were enlarged, more than 100 new trees planted and 15 bunkers added.

Water comes into play on nine holes, with tricky dog-legs a particular feature of the course.

Accuracy is a vital ingredient at a venue which offers as much optimism to the shorter-hitters as it does the long drivers.

Out-of-sorts champ

Defending champion is four-time major winner Brooks Koepka who missed the cut in Minnesota last week - albeit by a single shot.

The 30-year-old is 155th in the current FedEx Cup standings, having posted just one top-10 all season - and with his US PGA Championship title defence just seven days away.

Koepka will be hoping he can re-discover some inspiration at a venue which has yielded a hat-trick of podium finishes during the past five years.

One course specialist who has played well this season is Daniel Berger and he's at No 12 in the latest FedEx table.

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He has also returned to the world's top 30, thanks to his victory at Colonial, plus one other podium finish since the resumption of play last month.

Berger, 27, is a two-time winner at TPC Southwind and the stats show he has performed pretty well in all categories this season, holding top-20 positions in two Strokes Gained tables - namely Tee-to-Green and Putting.

Another solid performer at present is Englishman Matt Fitzpatrick, who stood on the podium in his last outing at Muirfield Village.

Still only 25, Fitzpatrick is at a career-high 20 in the World Ranking and can certainly hold his own, despite a lack of length off the tee.

Cream of golf

Thirteen of the world's top-14 ranked golfers are among the entries, including Rory McIlroy who has still not registered a top-10 since the PGA Tour opened for business again in early June.

Outside of the leading group, Billy Horschel might be worth a look.

He played himself into form with a brace of decent results at Muirfield Village, while five of his last six trips to Memphis have produced top-10s.

Twitter: Andy Swales@GolfStatsAlive

MC* - Missed Additional 54-Hole Cut

Note: List Contains Leading Reserves

Position

  • 1–5
  • 6–15
  • 16–25
Player W30 W29 W28 W27 W26 W25 W24 W10 W9 W8
Jon Rahm 1 27 37 33 MC 3
Rory McIlroy 32 11 41 32 5 5
Justin Thomas 18 2 MC 8 10 6
Dustin Johnson Wd MC 1 17 MC 48
Webb Simpson MC 8 1 MC 61
Brooks Koepka MC 62 MC 7 32 47 MC
Bryson DeChambeau MC 1 6 8 3 4 2
Patrick Reed 10 39 MC 24 MC 7 15 1
Patrick Cantlay 32 7 11
Xander Schauffele 13 14 20 64 3 24 14
Tommy Fleetwood MC MC 3 18
Collin Morikawa 48 1 MC 64 2 9 42
Tyrrell Hatton 4 3 1 6
Tony Finau 3 8 53 MC 33 23 MC
Marc Leishman 40 MC 58 MC 2 42
Gary Woodland 22 5 MC 62 9 8 12
Matthew Fitzpatrick 3 27 MC 14 32 9 37
Matt Kuchar 32 39 41 MC 22
Abraham Ancer 58 11 2 14 56 12
Sung Jae Im MC 63 53 58 MC 10 3 1 29
Hideki Matsuyama MC 22 21 MC 56 6
Louis Oosthuizen 54 65 46 MC 55 MC 51
Shane Lowry MC 39 60 MC MC 21 29
Paul Casey MC MC 32 11
Daniel Berger MC 3 1 4
Bernd Wiesberger 26 MC 37
Kevin Na 9 Wd 5 MC 36 9
Viktor Hovland 48 3 12 11 21 23 42 MC 1
Rickie Fowler MC 22 12 MC MC 18 MC
Henrik Stenson MC
Danny Willett 32 4 MC MC MC 18 42
Kevin Kisner MC 3 MC MC 29 MC 18
Billy Horschel 13 7 MC MC 38 36 42 9
Sergio Garcia 32 32 5 MC 37
Ryan Palmer 2 MC MC 8 MC 17
Matt Wallace 4 39 12 MC 64 MC 24 MC 58
Chez Reavie 22 17 46 74 MC 29
Erik van Rooyen MC 22 MC 21 MC MC 3
Jason Day 4 7 MC 46 MC MC Wd
Kevin Streelman 54 7 2 MC MC MC 47
Victor Perez MC MC MC 53
Christiaan Bezuidenhout 22 MC 28 MC 18 29
Cameron Smith 68 MC MC MC 22
Jazz Janewattananond MC MC MC MC 53
Brendon Todd 22 57 11 MC MC 18 37
Rafa Cabrera-Bello 32 MC MC 37 MC 23 MC 16
Ian Poulter MC 5 64 14 29 32 27
Graeme McDowell MC 35 MC MC 32 69
Matthew Wolff 12 22 MC 2 MC MC 54 52 58
Adam Hadwin 54 35 4 41 43
Brandt Snedeker MC MC 41 MC 22
Sung Kang 73 MC 46 MC MC 9 71
Bubba Watson MC 32 MC MC MC 52 7 MC 18
Jordan Spieth 13 MC 54 68 10 58
Scottie Scheffler 22 MC MC MC 55 15 26
Byeong Hun An MC MC 46 MC 60 56 4 29
Corey Conners 22 39 MC 21 19 MC MC 50
JT Poston MC MC MC 8 10 MC 35
Joaquin Niemann MC 31 63 5 32 MC MC
Jason Kokrak Wd MC MC MC 3 18 51
Tom Lewis 32 12 MC 47 MC
Joel Dahmen 74 MC 20 48 19 5
Shaun Norris 18 37
Phil Mickelson 54 58 24 MC MC
Lucas Herbert 2 58
Keegan Bradley 68 39 45 MC 32 42 MC
Max Homa 3 MC MC MC 41 MC 24
Mackenzie Hughes 6 48 3 70 MC 2
Robert MacIntyre 61 42
Chan Kim 7
Lucas Glover MC 38 21 20 21 23 MC MC 61
Cameron Champ MC 67 12 14 MC
Michael Lorenzo-Vera MC 66
Matt Jones 14 MC MC 52 38 47 47
Nick Taylor MC 48 56
Hao Tong Li MC MC 18
CT Pan 44 48 MC MC 52 MC MC MC
Andrew Landry MC MC 33 49
Tyler Duncan 68 53 32 28 38 MC MC
Sebastian Soderberg 35 75 MC
Branden Grace MC MC MC MC 61 19 42
Lanto Griffin 44 MC 21 24 MC MC 36 29
Kurt Kitayama MC 47 53
Charles Howell 3 48 MC MC 49 MC 53
Rory Sabbatini MC 17 MC 21 14 47 35
Andrew Putnam MC MC 58 MC MC MC MC
Jim Furyk 48 MC 54 MC 49 MC
Player `19 `18 `17 `16 `15 `14 `13 `12 `11 `10
Jon Rahm 7
Rory McIlroy 4 7 29
Justin Thomas 12
Dustin Johnson 20 1 5 Wd 24 10 1
Webb Simpson 2 MC 3 29
Brooks Koepka 1 30 37 2 3 19
Bryson DeChambeau 48 MC 45
Patrick Reed 12 MC 5 MC MC
Patrick Cantlay 12
Xander Schauffele 27 52
Tommy Fleetwood 4
Collin Morikawa
Tyrrell Hatton 43
Tony Finau 27 MC
Marc Leishman 3
Gary Woodland 55 MC 18 37
Matthew Fitzpatrick 4
Matt Kuchar 43
Abraham Ancer MC 18
Sung Jae Im
Hideki Matsuyama 43
Louis Oosthuizen 20
Shane Lowry 30
Paul Casey 27 24
Daniel Berger MC 1 1
Bernd Wiesberger
Kevin Na 43 MC*
Viktor Hovland
Rickie Fowler MC 13
Henrik Stenson 27 26 13
Danny Willett 48
Kevin Kisner 27 50 13 38
Billy Horschel 9 51 4 8 6 10 72 MC
Sergio Garcia 40 MC
Ryan Palmer 51 MC* 68 22 32 4 3 MC
Matt Wallace 27
Chez Reavie 27 6 4 12 27 MC
Erik van Rooyen
Jason Day 40
Kevin Streelman MC
Victor Perez
Christiaan Bezuidenhout
Cameron Smith 12 MC
Jazz Janewattananond
Brendon Todd MC 18 MC
Rafa Cabrera-Bello 12 4
Ian Poulter 8 31 6 51 MC
Graeme McDowell 27 MC MC 24 MC
Matthew Wolff 24
Adam Hadwin
Brandt Snedeker 27 6 MC 15 29
Sung Kang MC MC* MC MC MC*
Bubba Watson 9
Jordan Spieth 12 MC
Scottie Scheffler 43 MC
Byeong Hun An MC
Corey Conners 27 68 MC
JT Poston 18 MC
Joaquin Niemann MC
Jason Kokrak 64 MC MC
Tom Lewis
Joel Dahmen MC 18
Shaun Norris
Phil Mickelson 57 12 9 2 3 11 2
Lucas Herbert
Keegan Bradley 61 25
Max Homa 61 MC* 66
Mackenzie Hughes MC
Robert MacIntyre
Chan Kim
Lucas Glover 53
Cameron Champ
Michael Lorenzo-Vera
Matt Jones 51 18 26 3 MC MC
Nick Taylor 30
Hao Tong Li 20
CT Pan 48 18
Andrew Landry 41
Tyler Duncan 37
Sebastian Soderberg
Branden Grace
Lanto Griffin MC
Kurt Kitayama
Charles Howell 26 26 MC 28 39 27 3 44
Rory Sabbatini MC 7
Andrew Putnam 24 2 MC
Jim Furyk 27 MC

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