The PGA TOUR's best return to Memphis
The PGA TOUR's best return to Memphis
Don’t miss your chance to witness the PGA TOUR’s top 70 players compete in Memphis! Mark your calendar for August 14-18, 2024, for when TPC Southwind once again plays host to the opening FedExCup Playoffs. Scroll down to learn more about the championship, the PGA TOUR stars, ticket packages and how to watch the globally televised broadcast.
WHAT IS THE FEDEX ST. JUDE CHAMPIONSHIP?
Golf’s postseason begins at the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship as the culmination to the entire PGA TOUR season starts at TPC Southwind. The FedEx St. Jude Championship features the top 70 in the FedExCup Playoffs and Eligibility Points List as they begin their FedExCup Playoffs journey. From there, only 50 players advance to the following week’s BMW Championship, with only 30 players qualifying for the finale at the TOUR Championship for a shot to be crowned the FedExCup champion.
The Bluff City has held a PGA TOUR event each year since 1958 – 65 years! Since 1970, Memphis’ TOUR stop has raised more than $66 million for the tournament’s primary beneficiary, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
As the first event of the FedExCup Playoffs, the FedEx St. Jude Championship marks the start of the PGA TOUR’s most thrilling three weeks in golf where every shot counts. To keep up with the latest news, check out the championship page on the PGA TOUR website and follow the event on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
WHAT ARE MY TICKET OPTIONS?
Daily Grounds tickets provide access to tournament grounds along with several open-to-the-public venues and are available starting at $30. As is tradition at the FedEx St. Jude Championship, two (2) children ages 15 and younger receive complimentary admission per one (1) ticked adult.
For an upgraded experience, look no further than the Michelob ULTRA Athletic Club, an exclusive venue on the 11th hole at TPC Southwind featuring beer and non-alcoholic beverage included in ticket price. The Michelob ULTRA Athletic Club tickets start at $250.
In partnership with U.S. Steel’s Big River Steel, the FedEx St. Jude Championship will offer active, retired, reserved military members and veterans the opportunity to reserve two (2) complimentary grounds tickets per day to the 2023 event.
Don’t miss out on the action! Get your FedEx St. Jude Championship tickets now!
Explore the FedEx St. Jude Championship
The beloved fan venues Birdies & Bubbles and The Pit will make their return for the 2023 FedEx St. Jude Championship. Both showcase Memphis’ best eats with each offering unique fan experiences to watch the best golfers. Birdies & Bubbles is curated by James Beard Award finalists and famed Memphis duo chefs Andy Ticer and Michael Hudman. Enjoy one-of-a-kind delicious signature dishes and cocktails that can only be found once a year at TPC Southwind alongside a prime view of No. 14 green. This open-to-the public venue can be accessed off No. 16 fairway.
The Pit features one of the most popular barbecue joints in Memphis – The Commissary. This open-to-the-public dining experience is located between No. 8 green and No. 9 tee in the shade of the iconic TPC Southwind Silos. Enjoy a delicious Memphis BBQ meal on the course.
Things to do around town
If you’re coming in town for the tournament, we’ve got the full rundown of things to see and do while you’re here. Check out these Memphis attractions to make the most of your stay:
Before The Turn
9 things to see and do each night after the tournament:
Stroll along one of the most iconic streets in the nation, Beale Street. Here you’ll discover three blocks of blues clubs, juke joints, restaurants, shops and live music.
Memphis is home of the blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll, so naturally, the city hosts live music several times daily. Across town, you’ll find bands and artists of all genres following in the footsteps of Memphis music legends, like Otis Redding, Al Green, Three 6 Mafia, Carla Thomas and Elvis Presley. Browse our guide to find the best live music joints during your stay.
Stroll across the Harahan Bridge, now known as Big River Crossing, for stunning views of Downtown Memphis and the mighty Mississippi River. At night, you’re in for a treat as the Harahan and Hernando de Soto Bridges display Mighty Lights, a nightly LED light show.
No trip to Memphis is complete without sampling our world-famous barbecue. Pulled pork is king here, and no two barbecue joints are quite the same. Stop by a few local favorites with our new BBQ Trail passport to try the recipes of some of the best pitmasters in town.
Browse an assortment of outdoor gear and supplies at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid. This immersive retail experience includes a patio hangout space, dining, an observation deck that overlooks the Mississippi River and an outdoors-themed hotel, Big Cypress Lodge.
After a long day out on the course, cool off with a refreshing craft beer from one of Memphis’ craft breweries. Get your Hops Stops pass, check in at participating local breweries and enjoy delicious craft beer.
Midtown's bars, music rooms and hangout spaces are perfect for getting a taste of Memphis' nightlife scene. Head to the Overton Square Performing Arts District for dinner, drinks and live music every night of the week. Cooper-Young Entertainment District is a local-favorite bar-hopping spot. Memphis' vertical urban village, Crosstown Concourse, offers bars, restaurants, boutiques and an onsite brewery.
Big River Crossing was just the start: From Downtown Memphis, choose from a variety of Mississippi River adventures. Riverboat tours, kayaking excursions and beautiful riverfront parks await.
Enjoy scenic views of the Mississippi River from one of Downtown Memphis' newest hotels, or dress to the nines and enjoy craft cocktails and apps as you overlook the Overton Square Performing Arts District. Memphis features exciting rooftop bars and hangout spaces. Check out our guide to rooftop fun.
After the Turn
9 attractions to visit if you’re extending your Memphis visit:
A visit to Graceland is a must. Learn about the life and legacy of the King of Rock and Roll as you tour the mansion and attractions of Elvis Presley’s Memphis, including the Presley Motors Automobile Museum and Elvis: The Entertainer Career Museum.
How about an outdoor adventure? Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the nation. This 4,500-acre nature escape offers all kinds of activities, from hiking and biking trails to kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals to the Go Ape Treetop Adventure ropes course and disc golf.
Experience the National Civil Rights Museum in Downtown Memphis. Located at the Lorraine Motel, where Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, the museum showcases artifacts, personal stories and comprehensive exhibits that capture 400 years of civil rights history.
Some of the world’s most iconic music was made right here in Memphis. Discover our legendary musical heritage by visiting iconic recording studios and museums, like Sun Studio, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and the Blues Foundation’s Blues Hall of Fame.
Stop by “The South’s grand hotel,” The Peabody Memphis, for the twice-daily Peabody duck march, lobby cocktails and rooftop parties. And keep an eye on special offers: The Peabody traditionally offers accommodation packages for golf fans.
Traveling with the kiddos? Stop by award-winning Memphis Zoo, teach the little ones about fire safety through interactive exhibits at the Fire Museum of Memphis or play and splash an afternoon away at The Children’s Museum of Memphis. Combine them all, with a discount, using our Memphis Kids Pass.
We bet you’re just itching to hit the greens after watching the pros all week. Play a round of nine or 18 at one of Memphis’ pristine courses. The links around town offer challenging but fun experiences for all skill levels.
Discover local and regional history, from fossils, rocks and minerals to a replica Piggly Wiggly store, at Memphis Museum of Science & History - MOSH. You can also explore the stars at the planetarium or take in a movie or documentary on the 40-foot Giant Screen Theater.
The FedEx St. Jude Championship isn’t the only show in town. Memphis is home to the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, the Redbirds, USL’s 901 FC, University of Memphis athletics and so much more. Browse our sports guide to plan your next trip around an upcoming event or competition.