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We have your 2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational rankings and expert picks, as we do each week of the PGA Tour season.
The WGC-Bridgestone Invitational is the final WGC of the season and a great lead-in to the PGA Championship. It's a no-cut event with an elite field -- the entire top 50 is playing -- taking on a firm, fast track that should give a decent indication of how guys might do at Quail Hollow next week.
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2017 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational rankings: Top 10 picks
1. Jordan Spieth - Somewhat reluctant because this course doesn't scream SPIETH, but he is the best golfer on the planet right now, and that's enough. He also finished third here last year, so he's proven he can handle this place.
2. Brooks Koepka - Brooks is playing for just the second time since winning the U.S. Open, and a lot of people have forgotten how great he has been in big events for the past 12 months.
3. Dustin Johnson - DJ has been a runner-up here a couple of times, and he showed some signs at Birkdale that he's getting back into form.
4. Rickie Fowler - Fowler has to have his sights set on Quail Hollow next week. It's his if he wants it. That said, plays very well here and handles tough courses well.
5. Rory McIlroy - Some natural concern here as McIlroy -- again! -- makes a big change before a major, firing caddie JP Fitzgerald. That said, McIlroy's driving should be a big asset here.
6. Jon Rahm - How can you not love Rahm's length on this golf course? Of course a first look here, and that's an issue, but it's not a big mystery to play at Firestone.
7. Justin Rose - Rose has rounded into pretty solid form, and he arrives at Firestone, which is a place where he typically ends up in the top 12.
8. Paul Casey - Casey's ballstriking lines up beautifully at Firestone, and he continually finds himself on the fringes of contention on weekends.
9. Adam Scott - Scott is a horse-for-course play considering he is nowhere near his best form of his career. The results here compel you to pick him.
10. Matt Kuchar - Kooch has a great track record here despite a lack of length. Keep it in play, and he'll do fine.
11. Rafa Cabrera Bello - A lot of guys could fill this spot well, but I'm turning on to RCB's potential. Great with the flat stick this year, won the Scottish and finished T-4 at Royal Birkdale.
My DraftKings lineup for this week:
- Rickie Fowler - $10,600
- Adam Scott - $8,800
- Zach Johnson - $8,000
- Rafa Cabrera Bello - $7,900
- Kevin Chappell - $7,500
- Jason Dufner - $7,200