Golfer comes to FedEx St. Jude with a golden parachute

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 03, 2021 3:45 PM CT | Published: August 03, 2021 3:42 PM CT
<strong>U.S. golfer Xander Schauffele shows the gold medal he won in men's golf at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Sunday, Aug. 1, in Kawagoe, Japan.&nbsp;The 27-year-old native of San Diego is competing in this week&rsquo;s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis.</strong> (Andy Wong/Associated Press)

U.S. golfer Xander Schauffele shows the gold medal he won in men's golf at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Sunday, Aug. 1, in Kawagoe, Japan. The 27-year-old native of San Diego is competing in this week’s WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis. (Andy Wong/Associated Press)

Xander Schauffele hasn’t won a major yet, and it was a long flight from Tokyo, but that shiny Olympic gold medal takes the edge off. 

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John Varlas

John Varlas is a lifelong Memphian who has covered high school sports in various capacities for over 20 years.


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