2017 WGC-HSBC Champions expert picks, rankings, fantasy golf and betting tips
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2017 WGC-HSBC Champions expert picks, rankings, fantasy golf and betting tips

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We have your 2017 WGC-HSBC Champions rankings and expert picks, as we do each week of the PGA Tour season.

The Asian Swing continues this week with the WGC-HSBC Champions in China. This is a 78-player event with no cut and a staggering $9.75 million purse. This is a big-boy purse with nearly the entirety of the world top 50 in attendance, minus Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas and Sergio Garcia (big missing names).

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2017 WGC-HSBC Champions rankings: Top 10 picks

1. Dustin Johnson -- This is deference as much as anything, particularly since we haven't seen DJ since the Pres Cup. However, he's a past winner and is still among the best five in the world.

2. Hideki Matsuyama -- This is also a bit of deference since Matsuyama struggled a little down the end of the PGA Tour schedule. But a T-5 in CIMB portends well for this defense.

3. Paul Casey -- Casey's playing some of the most consistent golf in the world right now. Wouldn't you expect that to continue?

4. Marc Leishman -- Leishman is playing the best golf of his career, and hopefully that showdown with Thomas in Korea winds up being a positive.

5. Tyrrell Hatton -- Hatton is back, baby! He's won two in a row in substantial events on the European Tour.

6. Patrick Reed -- Reed is also back, albeit not in the same way Hatton is. Consistency has returned, and he's a threat to have a high finish most every week.

7. Jon Rahm -- A missed cut at Valderrama was disappointing, but Rahm has otherwise been solid through the FedEx Cup playoffs.

8. Justin Rose -- Four straight top-10 finishes on the PGA Tour? Yes, sir. Just concerned about a break of sorts.

9. Pat Perez -- Perez has been bangin': wins CIMB and T-5 in the CJ Cup. Let's roll.

10. Ross Fisher -- Fisher's been a killer on Sundays on the European Tour of late, and he could've had the Italian Open that Hatton won. Playing prime golf.

My DraftKings lineup for this week:

  1. Paul Casey - $9,400
  2. Pat Perez - $9,100
  3. Ross Fisher - $8,400
  4. Tyrrell Hatton - $8,200
  5. Peter Uihlein - $7,600
  6. Bill Haas - $7,300

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