The FedEx-St. Jude Invitational, the first leg of the PGA Tour playoff, happens at Memphis’ TPC Southwind this week. Here’s a look at the odds and the field. Golfweek has Thursday tee times and streaming info.
The tournament’s field could change today, though. Three PGA Tour players who jumped to Saudi-backed LIV Golf this summer and were subsequently banned by the PGA Tour head to court today. Taylor Gooch, Matt Jones, and Hudson Swafford seek a restraining order allowing them to play in the FedEx-St. Jude Invitational, and should they advance, the next two rounds of the playoffs.
“Hudson Swafford.” Golfers always have the very whitest of white-people names.
South Main Association members, don’t forget tonight is your monthly social at Good Fortune Co. at 6 PM. Complimentary Asian dishes and cocktails.
The Memphis Redbirds return to AutoZone Park to play 6 games against the Indianapolis Indians tonight. First pitch is at 7:05. It’s Nacho Average Tuesday, so each ticket includes a free order of ballpark nachos.
Olivia Newton-John passed away at the age of 73.
(Is that guy playing the keyboard or is he having a seizure?)
A Chicago company wants to put a zip line adventure park on Mud Island. The City Council will see a presentation (PowerPoint!!!) on the idea this morning.
Elvis Week, the 45th anniversary of the week Elvis Presley passed away, kicks off today.
The County Commission voted to seek state oversight of the Shelby County Clerk’s office. Many Memphians have been driving around with expired vehicle tags, risking being pulled over, because Clerk Wanda Halbert’s office was not getting tags mailed out in a timely manner. Halbert declared the tag crisis under control last week.
Today is National Veep Day. 48 years ago today, Vice-President Gerald Ford became the first holder of that office to ascend to the presidency via resignation.
MPD has released a photo of suspects involved in an early morning shooting on Sunday near Beale and B.B. King.
All but one charge have been dropped against a man who threatened to stick a gun out of his window at the Chisca apartment building last month and shoot people leaving the Yo Gotti & Friends concert.
The FBI raided Mar-a-Lago, the Trumpster’s private resort, yesterday. Probable cause was obtained due to the evidence that the former president may have been stashing classified documents there.
That’s the news for today. Back tomorrow with more.