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We have your 2017 Barbasol Championship rankings and expert picks, as we do each week of the PGA Tour season.
The Barbasol Championship is the opposite-field event played against The Open Championship, with the Grand National on the RTJ Trail in Auburn, Ala., hosting the event. The players in the field range from those struggling on the PGA Tour to long-time veterans who are ineligible for the year’s third major.
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2017 Barbasol Championship rankings: Top 10 picks
1. Chad Campbell – The Texan is playing the best PGA Tour golf in the field. He’s got a pair of top-10 starts in recent memory, at Memphis and Greenbrier, where you gotta go low.
2. Jim Furyk – Furyk is back in the top 26 in his last two starts after a stunning run of six consecutive missed cuts.
3. Trey Mullinax – Mullinax went to Alabama, so he knows the course, and he has a top-nine finish at the U.S. Open, which is certainly of consequence, and a T-19 at the Deere is good.
4. Daniel Summerhays – Summerhays finished T-12 at the Deere, which is the rare low-scoring event where he does well. Worth a look given his experience.
5. Chesson Hadley – Chessie is arguably the hottest player in the field that is playing any tour. He won at Peak ‘n Peek, and he did well at the Deere last week.
6. David Hearn – Hearn has three top-15s in recent memory, and that makes him a good player to look at for a solid finish to round out your team.
7. Dominic Bozzelli – Bozz is a little hit and miss on the PGA Tour, but he has three top-10 finishes this season. Not bad. He’s starting to figure it out.
8. Sam Saunders – The King of Oppo Field events, with four top-10s and running in these weaker fields. He was T-8 last year.
9. Spencer Levin – Consider this a hunch, as Levin finished T-5 at the Quicken Loans National. However, he’s missed his two cuts since.
10. Brandon Hagy – This is another gamble, but Hagy has the fastest ball speed on the PGA Tour. He struggles to wrangle in the rest of his game sometimes, but he’s made four of his last five cuts, including a T-18.