2022 FedEx St. Jude Championship Weather Forecast and Projections for TPC Southwind
We’re teeing off for FedEx St. Jude Championship in Memphis TN this week, and while day one could bring a rain/storm delay, the weather (most notably the wind) will cooperate for us.
As usual in my Golf weather forecasts, we’re focusing more on wind than rain. While rain can halt play if it’s heavy enough, it also helps to soften and slow the course, meaning it helps as much as it hurts. With wind there’s no helpful side, it’s all negative impact, and the impact can lead to dramatic differences in scoring. My goal is always to try and highlight the timeframe with the lightest winds, the time with the strongest winds, and to see if there’s a cumulative advantage for one wave over another. You can use then use this to your advantage making your picks on DFS sites and sportsbooks.
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The FedEx St. Jude Championship Weather Report & Forecast
Round 1 Weather Projection – Thursday, August 11th
Earliest tee times can expect calm winds to start, 0-5mph. Those winds will tick up to around 5mph for most of the morning hours. By the afternoon we’ll see winds increase a hair further, 5-10mph throughout the afternoon. There will be some scattered showers and storms in the afternoon, so we could run into a lightning delay at any point.
Round 2 Weather Projection – Friday, August 12th
We’ll see a similar pattern with winds on Friday, though they’ll be just a tick higher throughout the day as compared to Thursday. AM winds around 5mph early, 5-10 late AM. Afternoon winds should peak around 10mph. We’ll be dry Friday, and for the remainder of the tournament.
Round 3 Weather Projection – Saturday, August 13th
Flat and quiet weather day. Winds around 5-10mph all day, dry.
Round 4 Weather Projection – Sunday, August 14th
Just impossibly perfect weather to close out the event. Winds around 5mph or less all day, no threat of rain.
FedEx St. Jude Championship Weather Forecast
My goal is always to try to avoid peak winds, but when even the strongest winds are at or under 10mph, that becomes a lot less necessary. While Friday peak winds might be a hair above what we see Thursday, I don’t think it’s going to be significant enough to matter. You do have the threat of storms Thursday, but that really shouldn’t have an impact on scores, more so on viewers if there’s a delay. Bottom line… I don’t think the weather is going to be a factor in scoring this week. Stay tuned to @KevinRothWx for the latest.
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