This week the PGA Tour hosts the CJ Cup, A tournament with a limited field of 78 players in a no-cut format. Normally staged in South Korea, the CJ Cup is being played in Las Vegas for the second consecutive year because of the 'rona virus.
The Summit Club is not your typical desert course. The Tom Fazio-designed course is more your traditional parkland course with spectacular views of the Las Vegas Strip and the Red Rock and Canyon. A par 72 se that features several elevated tees and greens and complex undulating greens.
Date: 14 - 17 October, 2021
Course: The Summit Club Summerlin South, Nevada
Length: 6,786 meters
Slope Rating: 143
Greens: Bent Grass
Defending Champion: Jason Kokrak
Key Course Stats
- Strokes Gained: Tee To Green
- Strokes Gained: Approach
- Driving Distance
- Birdie or Better
- Strokes Gained: Putting
Key Correlation Tournaments
- 2021 BMW Championship
- Palmetto Championship
- 2021 Olympics
- 2020 CJ Cup
- Corrales and Puntacana Club Resort Championship
- Shriner’s Children’s Hospital Open
Rory McIlroy: We absolutely love Rory this week. This course will suit perfectly. He ranks 2nd in Driving Distance, 5th in Birdie or Better and 10th in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green. Loves Fazio courses with 4th-placed finishes at the Olympics and the BMW this year.
Brooks Koepka: Koepka thrives in big tournaments and this is one of those. Ranks 11th in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green, 12th in Driving Distance and 15th in Birdie or Better. Posted a Top 25 in the BMW this year.
Paul Casey: The Summit Club will suit the Englishman down to the ground. He ranks 2nd in Strokes Gained: Approach, 7th in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green and 11th in Proximity. Finished T-4 at the Olympics so a decent record on Fazio courses.
Keegan Bradley: Finished last season ranked 4th in Strokes Gained: Approach and 6th in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green. The Summit Club should suit.