This week the PGA Tour’s “blink and you’ll miss it” offseason comes to a close, with a fresh campaign starting in wine country. But the Safeway Open won’t be the only tournament to keep an eye on in the Golden State.
Several of the top women in the game will tee it up in Palm Springs for the ANA Inspiration, typically the first major of the year but now bumped a few months on the calendar by the COVID-19 pandemic. They’ll be battling both high stakes and high temperatures this week at Mission Hills, while some of the PGA Tour’s notable faces look to turn the page to the 2021 season and get some final prep for the upcoming U.S. Open.
From a pair of multiple major winners to the cast of characters looking to fill a void in the desert, here are the burning questions to ponder heading into this week’s pair of headlining events: