2017 Memorial Tournament expert picks, rankings, fantasy golf and betting tips
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2017 Memorial Tournament expert picks, rankings, fantasy golf and betting tips


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We have your 2017 Memorial Tournament rankings and expert picks, as we do each week of the PGA Tour season.



The Memorial Tournament has a very strong field most years, and this year is no different. Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Jon Rahm...everyone's there, pretty much (except Rory and Sergio). It's a second-shot golf course that hosts, and Muirfield Village is one of the best on the PGA Tour.

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2017 Memorial Tournament rankings: Top 10 picks

1. Dustin Johnson - Hard to go against DJ anytime these days, and he's been competitive in his starts since coming back from the Masters slip-n-fall. Good Memorial record.

2. Jon Rahm - Jon Rahm is probably the second-best player on the planet right now. He's torching every course, and that leads me to believe he's going to be world No. 1 in a year from now.


3. Jordan Spieth - The news of Spieth's demise is #fakenews. The guy loves Colonial, yes, but he was magical on the weekend at Hogan's Alley. Needs to get off to better starts in tournaments.

4. Hideki Matsuyama - Matsuyama is a past champion here, and he's got a great, albeit small, record here.

5. Matt Kuchar - Kuchar is just perfect at Memorial, and he's playing some great golf since that ace at the Masters. He has seven top-15 finishes here in his last nine starts. C'mon.

6. Jason Day - Day has playing privileges here, and it seems like he's getting back into winning form after dealing with family issues to start the season.

7. Tony Finau - I'm back on the Finau train. He's been playing very solid golf of late, just having trouble closing 'em out. Good record at Jack's place with a few top-15s.

8. Billy Horschel - Admittedly, this is my riskiest pick of the week. He's been volatile of late, with a bunch of MCs and a win sprinkled in at the Nelson. However, top 15 here two of the last three years is nice.

9. Webb Simpson - I recognize my anti-Webb bias. It's nothing personal. However, he's playing really strong golf right now. He should've won Colonial but he's not a good frontrunner.

10. Byeong-hun An - Ben An is rounding into form just in time for the Presidents Cup. A couple of top-10s of late over here, and he was in contention on Sunday at Wentworth on the Euro Tour.

My DraftKings lineup for this week:

  1. Jon Rahm - $11,100
  2. Matt Kuchar - $9,400
  3. Tony Finau - $7,900
  4. Webb Simpson - $7,900
  5. Byeong-hun An - $6,900
  6. Billy Horschel - $6,700

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