The PGA Tour returns to TPC Summerlin, one of the easiest courses on Tour, for the time-honoured Shriners Children’s Open that will feature the likes of Patrick Cantlay, Sungjae Im and Max Homa.
Swede Alex Noren profiles tremendously here. Super talented, he has played Ryder Cup. Ranks Top 20 in Scrambling, Sand Saves and Strokes Gained: Putting. Top 6 putter on bentgrass. Finished Top 21 at the Valspar the last two years.
Australian who won during his first season on the PGA Tour. Ranks 1st in Strokes Gained: Putting, 7th in Sand Saves and 16th in Putting Average. A Top 15 putter on bentgrass. Form is very good with two Top 15 finishes in his last three starts.
Consistent South African who seems to have adjusted to life on the PGA Tour. Made the cut in four straight starts including a T-12 while he was named in the Presidents Cup team. Putts best on bentgrass. Ranks Top 6 in Scrambling, Sand Saves and Strokes Gained: Putting. T-15 in the Charles Schwab Challenge is an excellent guide.
Todd’s form at the Charles Schwab Challenge is the key driver here with Todd finishing top eight at the last two at Colonial, one of the key guides. He has a T-12 here in his last three starts. Ranks 3rd in Strokes Gained: Putting, 7th in Driving Accuracy and 14th in Scrambling.