PGA Tour FedEx St. Jude Classic

Justin Leonard tees off in the St. Jude Classic
Justin Leonard tees off at the 2005 St. Jude Classic, one of the two years he won the tournament. Scott Halleran/Getty Images

The FedEx St. Jude Classic is played every year in the Memphis, Tenn., area, and benefits the St. Jude Children's Hospital. Entertainer Danny Thomas was long associated with this tournament in its past. Shipping company Federal Express has also been associated with the tournament in the past, and in 2011 returned as title sponsor.

2018 Tournament

  • When: June 7-10
  • Where: TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn.

    2017 St. Jude Classic
    For the second consecutive year, Daniel Berger grabbed the trophy. Berger won by one stroke over runners-up Charl Schwartzel and Whee Kim. Berger finished at 10-under 270, shooting 66 in the final round. Berger is the fourth back-to-back champ in tournament history, joining Dave Hill, Lee Trevino and David Toms.

    2016 Tournament
    Daniel Berger fired a final-round 67 to claim a 3-stroke victory. Berger finished at 13-under 267, besting runners-up Brooks Koepka, Steve Stricker and Phil Mickelson. It was Berger's first PGA Tour victory.

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    FedEx St. Jude Classic Records:

    • Overall: 258 - John Cook, 1996
    • 18-holes at Current Course: 61 - Jay Delsing, 1993; Bob Estes, 2001
    • Tournament Course Record: 59 - Al Geiberger, 1977 (Colonial Country Club)

    FedEx St. Jude Classic Golf Courses:

    The St. Jude Classic is currently played at TPC Southwind, a PGA Tour-owned course in the Memphis suburb of Germantown, Tenn.

    The tournament has been played at TPC Southwind since 1989.

    Other Host Courses

    • Colonial Country Club, Memphis, Tenn., 1958-71
    • Colonial Country Club (South Course), Cordova, Tenn., 1972-88

    FedEx St. Jude Classic Trivia and Notes:

    • This tournament was first played in 1958 as the Memphis Invitational Open. Billy Maxwell was the inaugural winner.
    • Entertainer Danny Thomas was associated this tournament for many years, and from 1970-84 it was known as the Danny Thomas Memphis Classic.
    • Dave Hill must have really liked this tournament - four of his 13 career PGA Tour wins came here. Hill won in 1967, 1969, 1970 and 1973.

    • Hill is the only four-time winner of the St. Jude Classic, and Lee Trevino (1971, 1972, 1980) is the only other golfer to win it at least three times.

    • There have been four back-to-back winners here: Hill, Trevino, David Toms (2003-04) and Daniel Berger (2016-17).
    • When Lee Westwood won in 2010, he became the first European winner of this event.

    PGA Tour FedEx St. Jude Classic Winners:

    (p - won playoff)

    FedEx St. Jude Classic
    2017 - Daniel Berger, 270
    2016 - Daniel Berger, 267
    2015 - Fabian Gomez, 267
    2014 - Ben Crane, 270
    2013 - Harris English, 268
    2012 - Dustin Johnson, 271
    2011 - Harrison Frazar, 267

    St. Jude Classic
    2010 - Lee Westwood-p, 270
    2009 - Brian Gay, 262

    FedEx St. Jude Classic
    2008 - Justin Leonard-p, 276
    2007 - Woody Austin, 267
    2006 - Jeff Maggert, 271
    2005 - Justin Leonard, 266
    2004 - David Toms, 268
    2003 - David Toms, 264
    2002 - Len Mattiace, 266
    2001 - Bob Estes, 267
    2000 - Notah Begay III, 271
    1999 - Ted Tryba, 265
    1998 - Nick Price-p, 268
    1997 - Greg Norman, 268
    1996 - John Cook, 258
    1995 - Jim Gallagher Jr., 267

    Federal Express St. Jude Classic
    1994 - Dicky Pride-p, 267
    1993 - Nick Price, 266
    1992 - Jay Haas, 263
    1991 - Fred Couples, 269
    1990 - Tom Kite-p, 269
    1989 - John Mahaffey, 272
    1988 - Jodie Mudd, 273
    1987 - Curtis Strange, 275
    1986 - Mike Hulbert, 280

    St. Jude Memphis Classic
    1985 - Hal Sutton-p, 279

    Danny Thomas Memphis Classic
    1984 - Bob Eastwood, 280
    1983 - Larry Mize, 274
    1982 - Raymond Floyd, 271
    1981 - Jerry Pate, 274
    1980 - Lee Trevino, 272
    1979 - Gil Morgan-p, 278
    1978 - Andy Bean-p, 277
    1977 - Al Geiberger, 273
    1976 - Gibby Gilbert, 273
    1975 - Gene Littler, 270
    1974 - Gary Player, 273
    1973 - Dave Hill, 283
    1972 - Lee Trevino, 281
    1971 - Lee Trevino, 268
    1970 - Dave Hill, 267

    Memphis Invitational Open
    1969 - Dave Hill, 265
    1968 - Bob Lunn, 268
    1967 - Dave Hill, 272
    1966 - Bert Yancey, 265
    1965 - Jack Nicklaus-p, 271
    1964 - Mike Souchak, 270
    1963 - Tony Lema-p, 270
    1962 - Lionel Hebert-p, 267
    1961 - Cary Middlecoff, 266
    1960 - Tommy Bolt-p, 273
    1959 - Don Whitt-p, 272
    1958 - Billy Maxwell, 267