2017 Barracuda Championship expert picks, rankings, fantasy golf and betting tips
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2017 Barracuda Championship expert picks, rankings, fantasy golf and betting tips

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The Barracuda Championship is the opposite-field event played against the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, with Montreux Golf and Country Club, 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 Barracuda Championship rankings: Top 10 picks

1. Daniel Summerhays -- Summerhays has made six cuts in a row, and he showed a glimmer of another good finish in Canada but struggled on the weekend. Solid choice, though maybe not the best at filling it up for Stableford.

2. Scott Stallings -- Stallings has made eight of his last nine cuts, and he's got a pair of top-fives in two of his last three starts, including in the last oppo event.

3. Robert Garrigus -- Perhaps a high ranking for Garrigus, who posted back-to-back top-10s for the first time in five years on Sunday in Canada, but he seems perfect for this event.

4. Sam Saunders -- Saunders been on a nice run of late and got to feel being in contention in Canada over the weekend. Typically devours oppo-field events.

5. Chesson Hadley -- Chessie with a couple of top-27 finishes in go-low events on his last two PGA Tour starts. Get the snaps ready for birdies and eagles this week.

6. Smylie Kaufman -- Smylie with a T-12 at Barbasol and a T-27 in Canada. He's putting together more consistent form.

7. Brandon Hagy -- Hagy had a sniff in Canada with a T-5 finish. He's got the power to dominate and is beginning to realize how to grind out good finishes instead of just made cuts.

8. Ben Martin -- Ben Martin's cuts-made streak ended at nine in Canada thanks to some Friday foibles. He'll be back on the saddle this week.

9. Cameron Percy -- Percy has a couple of top-15 finishes in recent memory, and the vet has made five of his last six cuts.

10. Ryan Blaum -- Blaum has made five cuts in a row, with top-seven finishes in a pair of go-low events.

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