As we pause for Thanksgiving and all that comes with it (it’s OK to admit that you’ve been watching a few Hallmark Christmas movies to get into the spirit), the 2019-20 PGA Tour season has completed its final full-field event of this calendar year.
The Hero World Challenge and the Presidents Cup, along with a few lower-profile fun events, are still on the schedule but this is where the FedEx Cup calendar (it almost sounds normal now) gets as close to a true offseason as it ever does.
What did we learn from the fall portion?
The Asia swing is a thing: The three events this year – the CJ Cup @ Nine Bridges, the inaugural Zozo Championship and the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai – were won by Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, respectively.
If the (Asian) events seemed distant and obscure before, they have come into sharper focus now, giving the fall season a distinctive chapter.
While even the biggest fall events don’t get the fully stacked fields that the biggest tournaments do, the run through Asia ...
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