After a tough 2020, the 2021 PGA Tour started on January 7th. It began with the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Maui, Hawaii. Barring changes due to the COVID-19 prevention measures, there will be four major Championships and the Olympics. In addition to that, there will be a Ryder Cup. In this article, you will know what to expect from the PGA Tour 2021.
Dustin Johnson’s FedEx Cup Lead
Dustin Johnson, the World’s Number One Golfer, is the latest Masters’ Champion. The 36-year-old has shown the world his prowess after having the most wins in the FedEx Cup. Besides, the defending champion finished T6 in the US Open in 2016 at an average of 333.8 yards. With his prowess and skills, he could take this year’s lead. Justin is also likely to be number one in the forty-third Ryder Cup Ranking in 2021.
Justin Thomas’ Masters Title Win
The 27-year-old became the twenty-first player to rank number one in the Official World Golf Ranking in 2018. He finished fourth in the 2020’s Masters Title. Thomas has improved his performance over the years. The Masters are scheduled from April 8th to 11th at Augusta National, Georgia. Expectations are high for Justin Thomas to win the 2021’s Masters Title after winning the 2021 Players Championship a month to the Masters’ event.
Jon Rahm’s First Major Win
The 26-year-old joined the PGA Tour in 2016. Since then, Jon Rahm has won a total of five PGA Tours Victories and Six International Victories. The US Opens is scheduled for June 17th to 20th at Torrey Pines South Course, California. Rahm’s skills make him the best player without a major. With his excellent golfing skills, expectations are high for Rahm to win the first of his many majors.
Tommy Fleetwood hoisting the Claret Jug
Tommy Fleetwood is a five-time European Tour Winner. The English Golfer is likely to win the 2021 Open Championship. The 30-year-old Europe’s most talented player has the characteristic of having the right attitude when weather conditions are harsh. He also has a good record of success in link golf. The two attributes, among others, raise expectations of him winning the Open Championship. Expect Fleetwood hoisting the Claret Jug at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Sandwich, England. The event will be from July 15th to July 18th.
Jordan Spieth’s Victory
It has been nearly four and a half years since Jordan Spieth took the Open Championship title. Since then, the three-time major winner has never won a title. The 27-year-old is trying his best to turn his career around. With rumors going around about his visit with the skilled Coach, Butch Hamon, expect to see Spieth winning. The talented Golfer’s victory at the 2021 Valero Texas Open is a good sign of his comeback this year.
Unlike 2020, the 2021 PGA Tour is likely to continue as scheduled. If it goes well, you can expect the situations above for this year’s PGA Tour.