For the second consecutive week, the PGA Tour is in Las Vegas. For the second consecutive week, we expect a winning score of -20 or better. That is largely where the similarities between tournaments ends. While last week’s Shriners Children’s Open has undergone several name changes over the years, it is always played at TPC Sumerlin with what could uncharitably be referred to as a glorified Korn Ferry Tour field. That stands in stark contrast to this week’s CJ Cup.
For the second consecutive year, the CJ Cup will move from South Korea to a new golf course in Las Vegas. Last year at Shadow Creek, a Tom Fazio design, Jason Kokrak took home the title with a winning score of -20. We have seen similarly low scores at several first-time...