Welcome to a brand-new season on the PGA Tour. After the FedEx Cup and a wonderful victory by Dustin Johnson now PGA Tour Flight comes to The Safeway Open. The Safeway Open is a professional golf tournament it had been first staged in 2007 as the Fry’s Electronics Open at Grayhawk Golf Club’s Raptor Course in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The 2020-21 season will begin with the Safeway Open at Silverado Resort and Spa’s North Course in Napa, Calif. Johnny Miller, the two-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Fame member, is part of the resort’s ownership group and redesigned both golf courses.
Last year’s winner, Cameron Champ, is not back to defend this year, as he prepares to compete in the US
Open after playing in the Tour Championship last week.
Top Golfers within the Safeway
The field will include with the 156-player such as, Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson is in the field for the fifth year in a row. In fact, No. 24 Matt Kuchar and No. 28 Shane Lowry will be the only two players among the world’s top 30 in the field. The game’s elite players will catch their collective breaths this week after the three-week FedEx Cup playoffs and prepare for next week’s U.S. Open at Winged Foot. T and tournament will be played on September 10–13 2020.
The winner will receive $1.188 million from the $6.6 million purse, plus 500 FedEx Cup points to kick-start the new season. Silverado Country Club measures at around 7,200 yards for a par 72 and has hosted this event since 2014.
What Official is saying about the Event
“The better the field is, the better the tournament is going to be. And this year we’ve got some stars,” said Jeff Sanders, the tournament’s executive director. “We’ve got a great field. We’re going to showcase our great product and our great venue at Silverado around the world.
Below you can check out the forecast for this week at Silverado Golf Course.
First Round — Thursday
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 74F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Second Round — Friday
Considerable cloudiness. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 83F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Third Round — Saturday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 88F. Winds light and variable.
Final Round — Sunday
Partly cloudy. High around 90F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
2020 Safeway Open odds
- Phil Mickelson 20-1
- Si-Woo Kim 20-1
- Brendan Steele 22-1
- Harold Varner 28-1
- Joel Dahmen 28-1
- Shane Lowry 30-1
- Jordan Spieth 30-1
- Emiliano Grillo 30-1
- Sergio Garcia 30-1
- Erik Van Rooyen 33-1
- Kevin Streelman 33-1
Previous Winners of the Safeway Open
- 2019 Cameron Champ
- 2018 kevin Tway
- 2017 Brendan Steele
- 2016 Brendan Steele
- 2015 Emiliano Grillo
- 2014 Bae Sang-moon
- 2013 Jimmy Walker
- 2012 Jonas Blixt
- 2011 Bryce Molder
- 2010 Rocco Mediate