All eyes in the golf world will be turned towards Memphis, Tennessee, as the World Gold Championship makes its yearly trip back to the 901. With this year having extra special meaning as it will be the first year in two years that golf fans from across the mid-south will have the chance to step foot on the grounds of TPC Southwind for the 2021 WGC- Fed Ex St. Jude Invitational. Quite honestly, no party has ever happened in this city like anything that we will see this week out on the course for over a year. This city has been busting at the seams to release and let the good times roll.
48 out of the top 50 golfers in the world will compete in this year’s World Golf Championship. Some more notable names competing this week are the likeness of Phil Mickelson, Justin Thomas, Bryson DeChambeau and, so many others all line up to make the most exciting golf week out of the year.
For those of you who don’t quite understand what the WGC is and the significance behind it, the WGC is the World Golf Championship which is like the Final Four of Professional Golf.
So what does that mean for the everyday golf fan? Quite honestly, this week has many moving parts that make it so great. Not only is the city of Memphis on the world stage, but this week gives the city a chance to celebrate. A chance to celebrate after being locked down for over a year, celebrate the fact that we made it through everything they said we couldn’t. It’s also a chance for TPC Southwind to showcase to the entire world the immaculate world-class Golf Course that has put Memphis on the golf map.
Lastly, as you and your friends and family make your way onto the grounds this week, enjoy the moment. No matter who you are or what your background might be, the WGC St. Jude Invitational is something to celebrate and enjoy! For 59 years and counting, this tournament has been a Memphis staple, and the memories of such will continue for generations to follow.