Zurich Classic in New Orleans is a PGA Tour professional golf tournament held in Avondale, Louisiana. The PGA Tours’ only team-wide event kicks off Thursday, April 21, when the 2022 New Orleans Classic Zurich kicks off at TPC Louisiana. TPC Louisiana is home to the Zurich Classic in New Orleans, the only tag team event on the PGA Tour featuring 80 duos out of 160 duos.
In the heart of Foret! The Kids Foundation fundraiser is New Orleans’ annual Zurich Classic, the only PGA TOUR event featuring two PGA TOUR teams. To be sure, TPC Louisiana in Avondale has been an excellent venue for the Zurich Classic since leaving English Turn in 2005.
During the 2018 Zurich Classic in New Orleans, Zurich Insurance Group strengthened its commitment to New Orleans by announcing an extension to 2026 as the primary sponsor of the PGA TOUR. Orleans since the format was introduced five years ago. The Zurich Classic is the first televised sporting event in the Louisiana region since Hurricane Katrina.
It started 84 years ago in 1938 and has been held annually since 1958; it is usually played from early to mid-spring. It has been played at several New Orleans courses since early 2004, starting with City Park Golf Courses, which played until 1962.
Local dumbass won’t have to travel to English Turn or Louisiana TPC on the West Bank in two years to enjoy championship golf. The new home of championship-level golf – and perhaps the Zurich Classic – definitely deserves more than a round of applause. Everyone knows the PGA Tour doesn’t help develop Rhys Jones Field in New Orleans to host the USGA Club Championships.
They are followed by Xander Schauffele/Patrick Cantley (8-1), Smith/Leishman (9-1) and Scheffler/Palmer (11-1) on the PGA Tours odds board. ET and play their first-round with Patrick Cantley and Xander Schauffele. Current player, world number 1 Scotty Scheffler, is playing in the first tournament since winning the Augusta National Masters and is paired with Ryan Palmer, who won the game in 2019 with John Rahm.
Scottie Scheffler and Ryan Palmer are among the headliners, with Scheffler attempting to win his fifth tournament in his last seven starts. This would be truly remarkable, given that he had no career PGA Tour wins before February. However, they aren’t the favourites because that honour is shared by the teams of Patrick Cantlay-Xander Schauffele and Collin Morikawa-Viktor Hovland.
World No. 3 Ram is missing out on this year’s tournament, but he’s the only player in the top five to miss out. PGA Tour veteran Ryan Palmer teamed with John Ram to win the 2019 TPC Louisiana, and they came back last year to finish in seventh place. Caesars Sportsbook names the duo of Victor Hovland and Collin Morikawa as a 7-1 favourite in the final odds of the 2022 Zurich Classic.