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We have your 2017 RBC Heritage rankings and expert picks, as we do each week of the PGA Tour season.
The RBC Heritage is here, the usually follow to the Masters and a very different golf course than Augusta National. Branden Grace defends the title as Matt Kuchar, Luke Donald, Wesley Bryan and others vie for the plaid jacket.
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2017 RBC Heritage rankings: Top 10 picks
1. Matt Kuchar - Kuch finished T-4 at the Masters, including a hole-in-one on No. 16. It's a great finish for Kuch, who has a knack for Augusta National and Harbour Town, where he's won. Seems a no-brainer.
2. Charley Hoffman - The Hoff couldn't hang on at Augusta National after an opening 65. This is a good place to feel better. He has been in the top 14 in three of the last five years.
3. Marc Leishman - Leishman won the API, did well at the Match Play and made the cut at the Masters. In this weak field, that's strong. T-9 at Harbour Town in 2013.
4. Adam Hadwin - Hadwin's married, probably a little worn out, but made the Masters cut and finished pretty well. A winner at Innisbrook, Mr. 59 No. 2 of 2017 hasn't missed a cut this year.
5. Brandt Snedeker - Sneds isn't running as well as maybe he has in the past, but he's played solid golf throughout 2017. A winner here in 2011.
6. William McGirt - McGirt faded on the weekend at the Masters, but he still finished a respectable T-22. He's been T-9 at Harbour Town in two of the last three years.
7. Tyrrell Hatton - Look, Hatton was my big miss of the Masters. He was playing great going into it, and he got off to a bad start that set off his emotional nature. He's the highest-ranked player in this field, and this could be a good place for him to dust himself off.
8. Martin Kaymer - Marty just broke 70 at the Masters for the first time, albeit with a Sunday charge while way out of contention. Hasn't finished out of the top 25 in his five PGA Tour starts this year.
9. Luke Donald - Donald's solid run ended with a missed cut at Innisbrook, where he's a past winner. That's a bit of a concern, but he's practically been a mortal lock to make the top 15 the last five years.
10. Jim Furyk - Furyk has been miserable since officially becoming the 2018 Ryder Cup champion. So why tip him? Because he plays as well here as anywhere on the PGA Tour. It's the site of his last win. If not here, then no where the rest of the year.
My DraftKings lineup for this week:
- Charley Hoffman - $8,700
- Jason Dufner - $8,500
- Bryson DeChambeau - $8,300
- Marc Leishman - $8,100
- Luke Donald - $7,800
- Wesley Bryan - $7,700
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