A tournament annually held on one of the toughest golf courses on the PGA Tour, the Valspar Championship will have players plodding their way through “The Snake Pit” at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course. The finishing trio was ranked the fourth hardest three-hole stretch on the PGA Tour last season, averaging .607 strokes over par.
Course Info: Innisbrook Resort (Copperhead), 7,340 yards, par 71
You probably best remember this tournament for it being where Tiger Woods first gave us a real sign that he is “back.” Tiger finished second here last year, just a stroke back of Paul Casey; a run highlighted by a monster putt for birdie from Tiger on the par-3 17th to get within a shot heading to the final hole.
11 of the top 30 players in the FedEx Cup rankings are in the field this week. Highlighting the field are: Dustin Johnson, Jason Day, Jon Rahm, defending champion Paul Casey, Sergio Garcia, Patrick Reed, Henrik Stenson and Bubba Watson.
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5 – Paul Casey
4 – Jason Kokrak
3 – Dustin Johnson
2 – Jim Furyk
1 – Sergio Garcia
Rest of Top-10
Rest of Top-25
On the Cut Bubble
To Miss the Cut
Jason Kokrak vs Rafa Cabrera Bello
Jim Furyk vs Kevin Kisner
Lucas Glover (40/1), Ryan Moore (50/1), Russel Knox (60/1)
Who to Avoid
Brian Harman, Patrick Rodgers & Charley Hoffman
My-Five: 1st, 5th, 8th, 35th, MC
My-Five: 3 Wins, 10 Top-Threes, 54% Top-Ten Finishes (27/50)
Matchups: 18-8-3 (62% Win Percentage)
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