The Tour makes its way back to Texas for a little two-step in Irving and Fort Worth for the tournaments that Byron Nelson and Ben Hogan made famous. First up is the AT&T Byron Nelson at the TPC Four Seasons Resort.
Jordan Spieth heads up a field that is relatively top-heavy with the like of Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia, Zach Johnson, Matt Kuchar and the South African duo of Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel rounding out the big names.
What The Experts Are Saying
Jeff Sherman of GolfOdds.com and the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook has set Jordan Spieth as the favorite at 7/1. Dustin Johnson is right behind him at 8/1. Matt Kuchar is 15/1, Sergio Garcia is 20/1 and the group of Zach Johnson, Charley Hoffman, Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel all come in at 25/1.
Rob Bolton at PGATour.com set his Power Rankings as follows: 1. DJ, 2. Louis, 3. Kuchar, 4. Zach Johnson, 5. Hoffman, 6. Schwartzel, 7. Spieth, 8. Ryan Palmer, 9. Bryce Molder, 10. Scott Piercy, 11. Brandt Snedeker, 12. Charles Howell III, 13. Colt Knost, 14. Jason Dufner, 15. Jimmy Walker
Pat Mayo at RotoExperts.com is playing Dustin Johnson, Gary Woodland, Brandt Snedeker, Ryan Palmer, Charley Hoffman, Danny Lee, Charl Schwartzel and Louis Oosthuizen.
Lastly, Steve Bamford at Golf Betting System is backing Marc Leishman, Ryan Palmer, Jonas Blixt, Jon Curran, Martin Piller and Ricky Barnes.
Horses For Courses
Here’s how guys have fared recently in this tournament, via Golf Betting System:
One and Done
Used: Jimmy Walker, T10 (Hyundai); Brandt Snedeker, P2 (Sony); Patrick Reed, T56 (CB Challenge); Jamie Lovemark, T31 (Farmers); Bubba Watson, T14 (Phoenix); Phil Mickelson, 2 (Pebble); Charl Schwartzel, T45 (NTO); Sergio Garcia, 2 (Honda); Justin Rose, T17 (Cadillac); Ryan Moore, 3 (Valspar); Henrik Stenson, T3 (Bay Hill); Scott Brown, T5 (Puerto Rico); Paul Casey (Match Play); Louis Oosthuizen, MC (Shell); Rory McIlroy, T10 (Masters); Matt Kuchar, T48 (Heritage); Billy Horschel, T36 (Zurich); Hideki Matsuyama, T11 (Wells Fargo); Branden Grace, T57 (PLAYERS)